Gallo–Romance

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noun Gal·lo–Ro·mance \ˌga-lō-rō-ˈman(t)s, -rə-; -ˈrō-ˌman(t)s\

Definition of Gallo–Romance

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

Origin and Etymology of gallo–romance

Gallo- “of Gaul or France” (from Latin Gallus “a Gaul” + -o-) + 1Romance, after French gallo-romain


First Known Use: 1907


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