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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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Asked how he thought Portugal would try to destabilise France, Gallas added: "I think they have the ability to destabilise teams with actions and little fouls and it's essential that we keep cool.
CHELSEA captain Marcel Desailly is backing William Gallas to become his central defensive partner for France as well as the Blues.
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JUVENTUS are ready to sign William Gallas after the French defender failed to agree a new Arsenal contract.
ARSENE WENGER is set to break his golden rule on contracts to keep William Gallas at the Emirates.
London, Nov.24 (ANI): Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has said that he may recall axed skipper William Gallas if he apologises to his team-mates.
WILLIAM GALLAS' future at Arsenal has been thrown into doubt following reports from France that he has been stripped of the captaincy and dropped for the trip to Manchester City.
WILLIAM GALLAS insists France can halt the Dutch bandwagon tonight.
ARSENAL captain William Gallas has escaped disciplinary action over his clash with Manchester United's Nani.
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.