linguistic geography

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linguistic geography

The branch of linguistics that involves the study of regional variations of speech forms. Also called dialect geography.

linguistic geographer n.

linguistic geography

(Linguistics) the study of the distribution of dialectal speech elements
linguistic geographer n

linguis′tic geog′raphy

the study of regional variation in a language or dialect.
linguis′tic geog′rapher, n.
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Noun1.linguistic geography - the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
linguistics - the scientific study of language
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This included A* grades in RE, psychology, English language geography and history.
During the mid-1970s the International Center for Research on Bilingualism, located at Laval University, published two landmark works concerned with the language statistics and language geography of South Asia.

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