from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Rhaeto-Romance language spoken in the Dolomite Alps of northern Italy.
  • noun Romansh as spoken in Engadine between Saint Moritz and the Austrian border.
  • noun A person who is a native speaker of either of these languages.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A branch of the Rheto-Romanic language spoken in the Engadine in Switzerland and the upper Inn valley in Tyrol. See Rheto-Romanic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A Romansch dialect spoken in some parts of Switzerland and the Tyrol.
  • noun A person speaking Ladin as a mother tongue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A sub-dialect of the Indo-European Romance superfamily, spoken primarily in the southeastern region of Switzerland, the upper portion of Tyrol, and in the Dolomite Mountains in Northern Italy Italy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a Rhaeto-Romance dialect of Romansh spoken in southeastern Switzerland


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Rhaeto-Romance, from Latin Latīnus, Latin; see Latin.]


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