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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Generally \Gen"er*al*ly\, adv. 1. In general; commonly; extensively, though not universally; most frequently. [1913 Webster] 2. In a general way, or in general relation; in the main; upon the whole; comprehensively. [1913 Webster] Generally speaking, they live very quietly. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. Collectively; as a whole; without omissions. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee. --2 Sam. xvii. ll. [1913 Webster]