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Neo-Latin

[nee-oh-lat-n] /ˌni oʊˈlæt n/
noun
1.
2.
romance1 (def 8).
adjective
3.
romance1 (def 12).
Origin of Neo-Latin
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • Yet the decorative prodigality of this master corresponded to the frigid and stylistic graces of the Neo-Latin poets.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • It was then proposed to convene an international Neo-Latin congress; but it is not surprising to hear that nothing came of it.

    International Language Walter J. Clark
  • Neo-Latin literature dwindled away to nothing, and Palladio was followed by the violent reactionaries of the barocco mannerism.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • After being Tuscan and Neo-Latin, the literature which expressed the nation now became Italian.

British Dictionary definitions for Neo-Latin

Neo-Latin

/ˌniːəʊˈlætɪn/
noun
1.
another term for New Latin
adjective
2.
denoting or relating to New Latin
3.
denoting or relating to language that developed from Latin; Romance
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