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1) lingua franca. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...lingua franca, (ling´gw frang´k) (KEY) , an auxiliary language, generally of a hybrid and partially developed nature, that is employed over an extensive area by people...

2) LINGUA FRANCA. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...plus Greek, Turkish, and Arabic. Today the more general meaning is the more important: a lingua franca is any language, pure or mixed, that serves as a means of communication...

3) lingua franca. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. lingua fran·cas (-kz) also linguae fran·cae (frangk, frans)1. A medium of communication between peoples of different languages. 2. A mixture...

4) §17. Tomkin s "Lingua". XII. University Plays. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...But contemporary taste seems to have been hit more successfully by another Cambridge drama, Lingua, or The Combat of the Tongue and the five Senses for Superiority....

5) Lingua Franca. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Italian spoken on the coasts of the Mediterranean. The Franks language mixed with the Italian. 1...

6) lingua. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. lin·guae (-gw) A tongue or tonguelike organ. Latin, tongue, language. See dgh- in Appendix I....

7) Bos[ei] in lingua. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Statutis Abbatioe Corbeiensis (bk. i. c. 8), seems to refer to the bos as a coin. "Boves et reliquam pecuniam habeat unde et ipse et omnis familia ejus vivere possit"...

8) pidgin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...pidgin, (pij´n) (KEY) , a lingua franca that is not the mother tongue of anyone using it and that has a simplified grammar and a restricted, often polyglot vocabulary....

9) Poona. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A sovereign. Lingua Franca for pound. 1...

10) Lingo. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Talk, language. A corruption of lingua. 1...

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