The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Name given to the descendants of the ancient Belgæ, a race of a mixed Celtic and Romanic stock, inhabiting Belgium chiefly, and speaking a language called Walloon, a kind of Old French; in Belgium they number to-day two and a quarter millions.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Walloons'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/w/walloons.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.