- a group of three Rhaeto-Romanic dialects spoken in E Switzerland.Compare Ladin(def 2).
- of or relating to Romansh.
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Examples from the Web for romansh
Romansh, Italian, and French-speaking valleys were presently added to this valiant little republican group.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
Herbert George Wells
Romansh, a corrupt Latin, holds its own to this day in the higher and remoter valleys of that canton.The Story of Switzerland
Word Origin and History for romansh
"Rhaeto-Romanic," Latin-derived language spoken in the Grisons region of eastern Switzerland, 1660s, from Grisons Rumansch, from Late Latin Romanice "in Vulgar Latin" (see romance (n.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper