linguistic atlas

noun

: a publication containing a set of maps on which speech variations are recorded

called also dialect atlas

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of linguistic atlas was in 1917

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“Linguistic atlas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linguistic%20atlas. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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