speech island

noun Linguistics.

a speech community that is completely surrounded by another, usually larger, speech community.

Nearby words

  1. speech community,
  2. speech correction,
  3. speech day,
  4. speech form,
  5. speech from the throne,
  6. speech organ,
  7. speech pathology,
  8. speech recognition,
  9. speech sound,
  10. speech therapy

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