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localism

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noun lo·cal·ism \ˈlō-kə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of localism

  1. 1 a :  a local idiom b :  a local peculiarity of speaking or acting

  2. 2 :  affection or partiality for a particular place :  sectionalism



1823

First Known Use of localism

1823


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