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n. pl. Galla or Gal·las Offensive
1. An Oromo.
2. The Oromo language.

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npl -las or -la
1. (Peoples) a member of a tall dark-skinned people inhabiting Somalia and SE Ethiopia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Cushitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages
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(ɔˈroʊ moʊ)

n., pl. -mos, (esp. collectively) -mo.
1. a member of an African people or group of peoples of central and S Ethiopia and N Kenya.
2. the Cushitic language of the Oromo.
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Today, Jayadev Galla, or Jay Galla, has come a long way to prove his mettle.
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Henry handled the ball against Ireland in 2009 when teeing-up Gallas for the play-off goal that ended World Cup hopes for the Boys in Green.
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The red card turned the tide in favour of Arsenal after Adebayor had handed Tottenham an early lead, and Gallas believes that his challenge with have further ramifications as Spurs now have just one available senior striker in Jermain Defoe.
William Gallas might have scored against his former club, but the defender was also at fault for three of Chelsea's goals.
If a deal can be struck, Rangers will become the fourth London club of Gallas' e Gallas' career.
Gallas was superb in the heart of the home defence, including a crucial
Reaching the last 16 with such aplomb is a remarkable achievement for a club whose last campaign among Europe's elite came almost half a century earlier, and Gallas has no doubt the credit for their success lies at the manager's door.