isogloss: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ī'su-glos", -glôs"), [key]
— n.
  1. (in the study of the geographical distribution of dialects) a line on a map marking the limits of an area within which a feature of speech occurs, as the use of a particular word or pronunciation.
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