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Wall Wikipedia.
The term wall comes from Latin vallum meaning an" earthen wall or rampart set with palisades, a row or line of stakes, a wall, a rampart, fortification" while the Latin word murus means a defensive stone wall. 1 English uses the same word to mean an external wall and the internal sides of a room, but this is not universal.
Wall Definition of Wall by Merriam-Webster.
5: a material layer enclosing space the wall of a container heart walls. 6: something resembling a wall as in appearance, function, or effect especially: something that acts as a barrier or defense a wall of reserve tariff wall. off the wall.
wall Wiktionary.
From Middle English wall, from Old English weall wall, dike, earthwork, rampart, dam, rocky shore, cliff, from Proto-Germanic wallaz, wall wall, rampart, entrenchment, from Latin vallum wall, rampart, entrenchment, palisade, from Proto-Indo-European wel to turn, wind, roll. Perhaps conflated with waw a wall within a house or dwelling, a room partition, from Middle English wawe, from Old English wg, wh an interior wall, divider, see waw.

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