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See linguistic geography.
(Linguistics) another term for linguistic geography
dialect geographer n
the study of regional variation in a language or dialect.
linguis′tic geog′rapher, n.
the study of dialects with regard to their geographic distribution, as well as how their distribution may be affected by geography, e.g., the spread of a particular dialect being halted at a mountain range, forest belt, body of water, etc.See also: Linguistics