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Walloons

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Part of the great Romaic stock. They occupied the low track along the frontiers of the German-speaking territory, as Artois, Hainault, Namur, Liège, Luxemburg, with parts of Flanders and Brabant. (See Wales.)

“The Wallons … are the Romanised Gauls, lineal representatives of the ancient Belgæ.”—Encyclopœdia Britannica, vol. xxi. p. 332.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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