linguistic geography

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linguistic geography

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

linguistic geographer n.

linguistic geography

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

linguis′tic geog′raphy


n.
the study of regional variation in a language or dialect.
[1925–30]
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