/wol"is, waw"lis/, n.
1. Alfred Russel /rus"euhl/, 1823-1913, English naturalist, explorer, and author.
2. George Corley /kawr"lee/, born 1919, U.S. politician: governor of Alabama 1963-67, 1971-79, and 1983-87.
3. Henry (Agard) /ay"gahrd/, 1888-1965, U.S. agriculturalist, author, and statesman: Secretary of Agriculture 1933-40; vice president of the U.S. 1941-45; Secretary of Commerce 1945-46.
4. Lewis ("Lew"), 1827-1905, U.S. general and novelist.
5. Sir William. Also, Walays, Wallensis. 1272?-1305, Scottish military leader and patriot.
6. (William Roy) DeWitt /deuh wit"/, 1889-1981, and his wife, Lila Bell (Acheson), 1889-1984, U.S. magazine publishers.
7. a male given name: a Scottish family name meaning "Welshman, foreigner."

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(as used in expressions)
Beery Wallace Fitzgerald
Carothers Wallace Hume
Eckert Wallace John
Ross Harold Wallace
Stegner Wallace Earle
Stevens Wallace
Wallace Alfred Russel
Wallace Richard Horatio Edgar
Wallace George Corley
Wallace Henry Agard
Wallace Lewis
Wallace Mike
Myron Leon Wallace
Wallace William Sir
Wallace William Roy DeWitt and Lila Acheson

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