markup language

noun

Definition of markup language 

: a system (such as HTML or SGML) for marking or tagging a document that indicates its logical structure (such as paragraphs) and gives instructions for its layout on the page especially for electronic transmission and display

First Known Use of markup language

1980, in the meaning defined above

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