the group of closely related Romance dialects, including Romansch and Ladin, spoken in SE Switzerland, the Tirol, and N Italy
A group of several Romance languages, including Romansh, spoken in southern Switzerland, northern Italy, and the Tyrol.
Origin of Rhaeto-RomanceLatin Rhaetus, of Rhaetia, a Roman province + Romance.
- (linguistics) A group of related Romance languages spoken in north and north-eastern Italy and southeastern Switzerland, or any of these languages individually. [from 19th c.]