Gallo-Romance



[gal-oh-roh-mans] /ˌgæl oʊ roʊˈmæns/

noun
1.
the vernacular language, a development from Latin, spoken in France from about a.d. 600 to 900.
Abbreviation: Gallo-Rom.
noun
1.
the vernacular language or group of dialects, of which few records survive, spoken in France between about 600 ad and 900 ad; the intermediate stage between Vulgar Latin and Old French
adjective
2.
denoting or relating to this language or the period during which it was spoken

“belonging to Gaul when it was part of the Roman Empire,” especially of its language, 1841, from comb. form of Gaul + Romance in the linguistic sense.

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