Anglo-Saxonism

noun An·glo-Sax·on·ism \ ¦aŋ-glō-¦sak-sə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of Anglo-Saxonism

plural -s
1 : a word or idiom that strongly suggests Anglo-Saxon origin
2 a : the quality, qualities, traits, or outlook regarded as distinctive of the English or of the people of English descent
b : the belief in the superiority of Anglo-Saxon characteristics or of the Anglo-Saxon people

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First Known Use of anglo-saxonism

1826

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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