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



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


(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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New Juve boss Luigi Del Neri wants Gallas, 32, and is ready to meet the player's demands for a two-year deal worth pounds 80,000 a week.
ARSENE WENGER is set to break his golden rule on contracts to keep William Gallas at the Emirates.
24 (ANI): Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has said that he may recall axed skipper William Gallas if he apologises to his team-mates.
Wenger had to decide whether to give Gallas the armband at Eastlands, with the website of respected magazine France Football last night suggesting the defender had lost it and is not travelling for the City clash.
WILLIAM GALLAS insists France can halt the Dutch bandwagon tonight.
ARSENE WENGER maintains it would be a "cheap excuse" to lay blame for Arsenal's failure to win the Premier League on captain William Gallas, but refused to confirm just who would lead the team next season.
ARSENAL skipper William Gallas expects nothing less than silverware this season - and insists there is every chance of going one better in the Champions League than he did with Chelsea.
ARSENE WENGER maintains he would have no qualms about throwing William Gallas straight into action with his new Arsenal team-mates against Middlesbrough tomor row.
IT was entirely predictable that following Chelsea's accusation that central defender William Gallas threatened to score an own-goal as part of his bid to leave the Blues layers would rush to offer a number of specials related to the possibility of Gallas scoring at the wrong end for Arsenal.
WILLIAM GALLAS has told pals he wants to stay at Arsenal - and is ready to thrash out a new oneyear contract.
ARSENAL want William Gallas to extend his stay at The Emirates.