The Swiss German word for a Swiss French person, "Welsch," descends from an ancient Proto-Germanic word for a Latin or Celtic speaker. This is why the Belgian French speakers are called "Walloons," and the Welsh of Great Britain, "Welsh." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wal…
The name "Holland" does not mean the nation of the Netherlands, but only 2 of 12 provinces. holland.com/global/touris…
Wall Street gets its name from a blockade wall built earlier to keep Manhattan settlers (the New Amsterdam settlement) safe from marauding Native Americans, pirates, and the British. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wal…
The Belgium is so divided by language that there are parallel, Dutch- or French-speaking political parties, newspapers, TV stations, libraries, schools, universities, and government meetings. Only the national debt is national. theguardian.com/world/201…

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