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Maoism

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noun Mao·ism \ˈmau̇-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of Maoism

  1. :  the theory and practice of Marxism-Leninism developed in China chiefly by Mao Zedong

Maoist

play \ˈmau̇-ist\ noun or adjective



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