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 Romanes’que (3 syl.).Ro’manism. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Roman’ic or Romance Languages.
Those modern languages which are the immediate offspring of Latin, as the Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. Early French is emphatically so called; hence Bouillett says, “Le roman était universellement parlé en Gaule au dixième siècle.   1
“Frankis speech is called Romance,
So say clerks and men of France.”
Robert Le Brunn.

 Romanes’que (3 syl.).Ro’manism. 

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