Gallo-Romance

noun
Gal·​lo-Ro·​mance | \ ˌga-lō-rō-ˈman(t)s How to pronounce Gallo-Romance (audio) , -rə-; -ˈrō-ˌman(t)s \

Definition of Gallo-Romance

: the Romance speech that developed out of the spoken Latin of Transalpine Gaul

First Known Use of Gallo-Romance

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gallo-Romance

Gallo- "of Gaul or France" (from Latin Gallus "a gaul" + -o-) + romance entry 1, after French gallo-romain

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The first known use of Gallo-Romance was in 1907

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“Gallo-Romance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gallo-Romance. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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