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Italianism

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noun Ital·ian·ism \ə-ˈtal-yə-ˌni-zəm, i- also ī-\

Definition of Italianism

  1. 1 a :  a quality characteristic of Italy or the Italian people b :  a characteristic feature of Italian occurring in another language

  2. 2 a :  specialized interest in or emulation of Italian qualities or achievements b :  promotion or love of Italian policies or ideals



1594

First Known Use of italianism

1594


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