What does wallop of money mean in the following:

That is one hell of a wallop of money

It is from a BBC film about Warren Buffet.

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    What part are ou having trouble with? – Matt E. Эллен Sep 6 '13 at 8:09
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    I don't understand the whole sentence. – via Sep 6 '13 at 8:10
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    A lot of money!! – Tania Smith Sep 6 '13 at 8:12
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    So you don't know what any of the words mean? – Matt E. Эллен Sep 6 '13 at 8:44
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    If you don't understand the whole sentence, then you'll likely want to have a look at the site for English Language Learners. – J.R. Sep 6 '13 at 9:54

It means "That is a lot of money". [Emphatically]

To Wallop means something along the lines of "To strike with a hard blow". A wallop is a hard punch.

To pack a wallop is an idiom. I have often heard that spicy foods can "pack a wallop".

I also thought wallop could mean a large amount or sum, but I can't find the reference.

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