Upper Italian

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Upper Italian was in 1912

Dictionary Entries Near Upper Italian

Cite this Entry

“Upper Italian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Upper%20Italian. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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