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Proper noun[edit]


  1. A British and Irish surname, a variant of Walsh.
  2. Obsolete spelling of Welsh
  3. A locale in the United States.
    1. A city, the county seat of McDowell County, West Virginia; named for Confederate Army captain Isaiah A. Welch.
    2. A town in Oklahoma; named for railroad official K. A. Welch.
    3. A census-designated place in Texas.

Usage notes[edit]

The spelling "Welch" for "Welsh" is still used in name of the British regiment the Royal Welch Fusiliers; that spelling was confirmed by Army order.