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Overview of noun koine

The noun koine has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Koine

(a Greek dialect that flourished under the Roman Empire)

2. lingua franca, interlanguage, koine

(a common language used by speakers of different languages; "Koine is a dialect of ancient Greek that was the lingua franca of the empire of Alexander the Great and was widely spoken throughout the eastern Mediterranean area in Roman times")

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