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Gallo-Romance

[ gal-oh-roh-mans ]
/ ˌgæl oʊ roʊˈmæns /
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noun

the vernacular language, a development from Latin, spoken in France from about a.d. 600 to 900. Abbreviation: Gallo-Rom.

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Origin of Gallo-Romance

First recorded in 1890–95; Gallo- + romance1 (def. 9)
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British Dictionary definitions for Gallo-Romance

Gallo-Romance

Gallo-Roman


noun

the vernacular language or group of dialects, of which few records survive, spoken in France between about 600 ad and 900 ad; the intermediate stage between Vulgar Latin and Old French

adjective

denoting or relating to this language or the period during which it was spoken
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