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Rhaeto–Romance

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noun Rhae·to–Ro·mance \ˌrē-tō-rō-ˈman(t)s, -tō-rə-; -ˈrō-ˌman(t)s\

Definition of Rhaeto–Romance

  1. :  a group of Romance languages spoken in eastern Switzerland and northeastern Italy



Variants of rhaeto–romance

also Rhae·to–Ro·man·ic play \-rō-ˈma-nik\

Origin of rhaeto–romance

Latin Rhaetus of Rhaetia, ancient Roman province


First Known Use: 1867


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