noun, plural Gal·las, (especially collectively) Gal·la.
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Origin of Galla
usage note for Galla
Words nearby Galla
Example sentences from the Web for Galla
One theory holds that Gedi was deserted to avoid the advancing nomadic Galla tribe coming from Somalia.Kenya Has Its Own Machu Picchu—the Lost Town of Gedi|Nina Strochlic|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These girls, although natives of Galla, invariably call themselves Abyssinians, and are generally known under that name.In the Heart of Africa|Samuel White Baker
Four years later, after the pacification of the Galla tribes, the line to the Witu coast through the Dana valley was constructed.Freeland|Theodor Hertzka
The Watusi are the descendants of a great wave of Galla invasion that reached even to Tanganyika.Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure|Edward Carpenter
The ancient church at Ravenna of Galla Placidia contained some mosaics, now vanished, but two bas-reliefs refer to the sandal.Curiosities of Christian History|Croake James
The Galla of the south are principally Mohammedans, but those of the east and west are Pagans.