noun iso·gloss \ˈī-sə-ˌgläs, -ˌglȯs\

Definition of isogloss

  1. 1 :  a boundary line between places or regions that differ in a particular linguistic feature

  2. 2 :  a line on a map representing an isogloss


play \ˌī-sə-ˈglä-səl, -ˈglȯ-\ adjective


play \ˌī-sə-ˈglä-sik, -ˈglȯ-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of isogloss

International Scientific Vocabulary is- + Greek glōssa language — more at gloss

First Known Use: 1925

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