linguistic atlas

noun

Definition of linguistic atlas

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

called also dialect atlas

First Known Use of linguistic atlas

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Linguistic atlas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linguistic%20atlas. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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