Anglo-Vernacular

adjective

Definition of Anglo-Vernacular

: using both English and a local vernacular used especially of schools in India, Burma, and Ceylon during the period of British rule

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First Known Use of Anglo-Vernacular

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anglo-Vernacular

Anglo- + vernacular

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The first known use of Anglo-Vernacular was in 1840

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“Anglo-Vernacular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglo-Vernacular. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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