Mediterranean Lingua Franca

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Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

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 notes[edit]

Typically preceded by "the".

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References[edit]

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