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. 2001.

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  • linguistic atlas — n. a bound collection of maps charting the geographical distribution of linguistic forms and usages * * * …   Universalium

  • linguistic atlas — n. a bound collection of maps charting the geographical distribution of linguistic forms and usages …   English World 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 — n. atlas that shows the distribution of unique linguistic features; set of maps that show dialects …   English contemporary dictionary

  • linguistic atlas — linguis′tic at′las n. ling. a collection of maps showing the distribution of various linguistic features and forms in the speech of a given area Also called dialect atlas • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • linguistic atlas. — See dialect atlas. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • linguistic atlas — /lɪŋˈgwɪstɪk ætləs/ (say ling gwistik atluhs) noun → dialect atlas …   Australian English dictionary

  • linguistic atlas. — See dialect atlas. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • linguistic map — linguistic atlas or linguistic map noun An atlas or map that charts the spread and distribution of features of a language or dialect, such as pronunciation or vocabulary • • • Main Entry: ↑lingua …   Useful english dictionary

  • Linguistic map — Languages of the world Isoglosses …   Wikipedia

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