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lin'gua fran'ca



Pronunciation: (frang'ku), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lingua-franca.html on line 75 [key]
pl. lingua francas, lin•guae fran•caePronunciation: (ling'gwē fran'sē). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lingua-franca.html on line 87 [key]

1. any language that is widely used as a means of communication among speakers of other languages.
2. (cap.) the Italian-Provençal jargon (with elements of Spanish, French, Greek, Arabic, and Turkish) formerly widely used in eastern Mediterranean ports.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lingua-franca.html on line 109 lingua Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lingua-franca.html on line 117 lingua geral
See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lingua-franca.html on line 128 lingua franca (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lingua-franca.html on line 130 lingua franca (Encyclopedia)

 

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