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dialect atlas

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noun Linguistics.
  1. a collection of maps of a certain area indicating the distribution of various phonological, morphological, lexical, or other features of the dialects of that area.

Origin of dialect atlas

First recorded in 1930–35
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dialect atlas

noun
  1. another term for linguistic atlas
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