noun Gar·vey·ism \ˈgärvēˌizəm, ˈgȧv-\

Definition of Garveyism



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


\-ēˌīt\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of garveyism

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

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