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Anglo-Latin

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Pronunciation: /aŋɡləʊˈlatɪn
 
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Definition of Anglo-Latin in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The form of Latin used in medieval England.

adjective

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Relating to Anglo-Latin.
Example sentences
  • At Canterbury a bilingual (Latin and English) version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle was composed c.1100, presumably to help those whose reading knowledge of English was now uncertain - a sign of a new Anglo-Latin cultural synthesis.
  • His largest work, De virginitate, dedicated to the nuns at Barking, is a twofold treatise in prose and verse, which became a stylistic model for subsequent Anglo-Latin works.
  • The publication of his extensive Poemata et Inscriptiones (Poems and Inscriptions) of 1847 may be said to bring the Anglo-Latin tradition to a close.

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