[ gal-oh-roh-mans ]
/ ˌgæl oʊ roʊˈmæns /
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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)
Words nearby Gallo-Romance
gallop, gallopade, galloping, galloping dominoes, gallop rhythm, Gallo-Romance, gallotannic acid, gallous, Gallovidian, Galloway, gallows
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British Dictionary definitions for Gallo-Romance
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
denoting or relating to this language or the period during which it was spoken
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