- 1 [mass noun] A group of ancient Italic languages including Oscan and Umbrian, spoken in Italy in the 1st millennium bc, before the emergence of Latin as a standard language.More example sentences
- Down the spine of Italy ran the major group of Osco-Umbrian.
- 2A member of any of the peoples who spoke a language in the Osco-Umbrian group.More example sentences
- The chronologies suggested for all these invasions are hopelessly irreconcilable, going as low as 2300 BC for the Osco-Umbrians.
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- Relating to the Osco-Umbrians or their languages.More example sentences
- The Osco-Umbrian languages have much in common with the Latin-Faliscan languages, the other subdivision of Italic.
More definitions of Osco-UmbrianDefinition of Osco-Umbrian in:
- The US English dictionary