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dialect continuum  Cluster of languages  Dialect area  Dialect chain  Dialect cluster
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A dialect continuum or dialect chain is a spread of language varieties spoken across some geographical area such that neighboring varieties differ only slightly, but the differences accumulate over distance so that widely separated varieties may not be mutually intelligible. Wikipedia
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A dialect continuum or dialect chain is a spread of language varieties spoken across some geographical area such that neighboring varieties differ only slightly, but the differences accumulate over distance so that widely separated varieties may not be mutually intelligible. Wikipedia
The transition of one language to another through a series of speech variations Wikipedia Disambiguation
Range of dialects that vary geographically Wikidata
A range of dialects that vary slightly by region, so that the further apart two regions are, the more the language differs. Wiktionary
A range of dialects. Wiktionary (translation)