dialect atlas
noun Date: 1925 linguistic atlas

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dialect atlas — ☆ dialect atlas n. LINGUISTIC ATLAS …   English World dictionary

  • dialect atlas — noun an atlas showing the distribution of distinctive linguistic features • Syn: ↑linguistic atlas • Hypernyms: ↑atlas, ↑book of maps, ↑map collection * * * noun : linguistic atlas * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • dialect atlas — /ˈdaɪəlɛkt ætləs/ (say duyuhlekt atluhs) noun an atlas showing how the distinctive features of a dialect or dialects are distributed geographically. Also, linguistic atlas …   Australian English dictionary

  • dialect atlas — di′alect at las n. ling. linguistic atlas • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • dialect atlas — Ling. a collection of maps of a certain area indicating the distribution of various phonological, morphological, lexical, or other features of the dialects of that area. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • dialect — Synonyms and related words: Acadian, Anglo Indian, Brooklynese, Cajun, Canadian French, Cockney, French Canadian, Gullah, Midland, Midland dialect, New England dialect, Pennsylvania Dutch, Yankee, Yorkshire, accent, argot, brogue, bundle of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dialect — is the language form of a region, and varies from the standard language in matters of vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. Some dialects are also related to social class and ethnic origin. The dialects of the United Kingdom are recorded in… …   Modern English usage

  • atlas — n. a dialect, linguistic; geographical atlas * * * [ ætləs] geographical atlas linguistic a dialect …   Combinatory dictionary

  • linguistic atlas — noun an atlas showing the distribution of distinctive linguistic features • Syn: ↑dialect atlas • Hypernyms: ↑atlas, ↑book of maps, ↑map collection * * * noun : a publication containing or consisting of a set of maps upon which are recorded… …   Useful english dictionary

  • linguistic atlas — noun Date: 1923 a publication containing a set of maps on which speech variations are recorded called also dialect atlas …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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