[ nee-oh-lat-n ]
/ ˌni oʊˈlæt n /
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Origin of Neo-Latin
First recorded in 1840–50
Words nearby Neo-Latin
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How to use Neo-Latin in a sentence
It was then proposed to convene an international neo-Latin congress; but it is not surprising to hear that nothing came of it.International Language|Walter J. Clark
After being Tuscan and neo-Latin, the literature which expressed the nation now became Italian.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
Neo-Latin literature dwindled away to nothing, and Palladio was followed by the violent reactionaries of the barocco mannerism.
Yet the decorative prodigality of this master corresponded to the frigid and stylistic graces of the neo-Latin poets.
British Dictionary definitions for Neo-Latin
/ (ˌniːəʊˈlætɪn) /
another term for New Latin
denoting or relating to New Latin
denoting or relating to language that developed from Latin; Romance
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