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noun Linguistics.
the study of regional dialect variation.
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Origin of dialect geography

First recorded in 1925–30

OTHER WORDS FROM dialect geography

dialect geographer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dialect geography

dialect geography

noun
another term for linguistic geography

Derived forms of dialect geography

dialect geographer, noun
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