Definition of heteroglossia
: a diversity of voices, styles of discourse, or points of view in a literary work and especially a novel
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Origin and Etymology of heteroglossia
New Latin, from heter- + Greek glōssa tongue, language
First Known Use: 1988See Words from the same year
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