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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A group of speakers, whether located in one area or scattered, who recognize the same language or dialect of a language as a standard.

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  • n. A group of people sharing a language, or a particular way of using that language

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  • n. people sharing a given language or dialect

Etymologies

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Probable calque of the German Sprachgemeinschaft.

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