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 (wä′lä, wŏl′ə)
Variant of wallah.
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or wal•la

(ˈwɑ lɑ, -lə)

n., pl. -lahs or -las.
a person employed at or concerned with a particular thing, specified by the preceding word: a ticket wallah.
[1770–80; < Hindi -wālā]
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Walla Walla, WA, January 15, 2019 --(PR.com)-- During the past 20 years, owners Brett and Denise Isenhower built a winery, opened satellite tasting rooms, sold thousands of cases of wine, and collected multiple winemaking awards.
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