Fran·​co-Pro·​ven·​çal ˌfraŋ-kō-ˌprō-ˌvän-ˈsäl How to pronounce Franco-Provençal (audio)
: a group of Romance dialects distinct from both French and Occitan spoken in east central France, western Switzerland and the Valle d'Aosta in Switzerland
Franco-Provençal adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Franco-Provençal was in 1881

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“Franco-Provençal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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