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Related to Rhaeto-Romance: Romansch
A group of several Romance languages, including Romansh, spoken in southern Switzerland, northern Italy, and the Tyrol.
[Latin Rhaetus, of Rhaetia, a Roman province + Romance.]
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or Rhe•to-Ro•mance(ˌri toʊ roʊˈmæns, -ˈroʊ mæns)
a group of Romance dialects spoken in Alpine regions of NE Italy and the canton of Grisons in Switzerland, comprising Romansh, together with the Engadine dialects, Ladin, and, in most classifications, Friulian.
[1875–80; Rhaeto-, representing Latin Rhaetus Rhaetian]
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|Noun||1.||Rhaeto-Romance - Romance dialects spoken in parts of southeastern Switzerland and northern Italy and the Tyrol|
Ladin - a Rhaeto-Romance dialect of Romansh spoken in southeastern Switzerland
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