linguistic atlas


noun


Nearby words

  1. linguine,
  2. linguist,
  3. linguistic,
  4. linguistic analysis,
  5. linguistic area,
  6. linguistic borrowing,
  7. linguistic form,
  8. linguistic geography,
  9. linguistic philosophy,
  10. linguistic stock

Origin of linguistic atlas

First recorded in 1920–25

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British Dictionary definitions for linguistic atlas

linguistic atlas

noun

an atlas showing the distribution of distinctive linguistic features of languages or dialects
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