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Mediterranean Lingua Franca

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EtymologyEdit

From the addition of Mediterranean to distinguish the particular sense of Lingua Franca from generic uses of the term.

Proper nounEdit

Mediterranean Lingua Franca

  1. (historical) Sabir, the pidgin Italian-based lingua franca spoken along the Mediterranean from the 11th to the 19th centuries.[1][2]

Usage notesEdit

Typically preceded by "the".

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lingua franca del Mediterraneo or sabir (in Italian), article of Francesco Bruni
  2. ^ https://pantherfile.uwm.edu/corre/www/franca/edition3/lingua5.html