Romansh

[roh-mansh, -mahnsh]
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noun

a group of three Rhaeto-Romanic dialects spoken in E Switzerland.Compare Ladin(def 2).

adjective

of or relating to Romansh.

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Romansh

"Rhaeto-Romanic," Latin-derived language spoken in the Grisons region of eastern Switzerland, 1660s, from Grisons Rumansch, from Late Latin Romanice "in Vulgar Latin" (see romance (n.)).

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