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Romansh

[roh-mansh, -mahnsh] /roʊˈmænʃ, -ˈmɑnʃ/
noun
1.
a group of three Rhaeto-Romanic dialects spoken in E Switzerland.
Compare Ladin (def 2).
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to Romansh.
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British Dictionary definitions for Romansh

Romansch

/rəʊˈmænʃ/
noun
1.
a group of Rhaetian dialects spoken in the Swiss canton of Graubünden; an official language of Switzerland since 1938 See also Friulian, Ladin
Word Origin
C17: from Romansch, literally: Romance language, from Latin RōmānicusRomanic
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Word Origin and History for Romansh

"Rhaeto-Romanic," Latin-derived language spoken in the Grisons region of eastern Switzerland, 1660s, from Grisons Rumansch, from Late Latin Romanice "in Vulgar Latin" (see romance (n.)).

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