Waal

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Waal

  1. a distributary of the Rhine in Western Europe that runs through the Netherlands

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *Wahalaz, *Wahaliz, attested in Latin sources as vacalus, vahalis.

Proper noun[edit]

Waal m

  1. the Waal

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch Wale, from Old Dutch *Wala, *Wale, from Proto-Germanic *walhaz (foreigner).

Proper noun[edit]

Waal m

  1. A Walloon person, a person from Wallonia
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