Lingua Franca

Definition of Lingua Franca

Lin´gua Fran´ca   Pronunciation: lĭņ´gwå frăņ´kå
n.1.The commercial language of the Levant, - a mixture of the languages of the people of the region and of foreign traders.
2.Any hybrid or other language used over a wide area as a common or commercial tongue among peoples of different speech.

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interlanguage, koine, language, linguistic communication
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