Definition of Megleno-Romanian in English:

Megleno-Romanian

(also Megleno-Rumanian)

Pronunciation /mɪɡˌliːnəʊrə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪən/ /mɪɡˌliːnəʊruːˈmeɪnɪən/ /mɪɡˌliːnəʊrʊˈmeɪnɪən/

noun

  • A Balkan Romance language closely related to Romanian and spoken by a small number of people of Vlach extraction in northern Greece and Macedonia, and by scattered communities elsewhere.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in John Orr (1885–1966). From the name of Meglen, a region of northern Greece + -o- + Romanian [noun].