Upper Italian


Definition of Upper Italian

: the group of Italian dialects spoken in northern Italy above a line running from the vicinity of La Spezia on the west coast to a point below Rimini on the east coast

First Known Use of Upper Italian

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Upper Italian was in 1912

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“Upper Italian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Upper%20Italian. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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