Garveyism

noun
Gar·​vey·​ism | \ ˈgärvēˌizəm, ˈgȧv- \
plural -s

Definition of Garveyism

: a 20th century racial and political doctrine advocating black separation and the formation of self-governing black nations in Africa

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Other Words from Garveyism

Garveyite \ -​ēˌīt \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for Garveyism

Marcus Garvey †1940 Jamaican-born black nationalist + English -ism

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“Garveyism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Garveyism. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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