Indianism

noun
In·​di·​an·​ism | \ ˈin-dē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Indianism (audio) \

Definition of Indianism

1 : the qualities or culture distinctive of American Indians
2 : policy designed to further the interests or culture of American Indians

Other Words from Indianism

Indianist \ ˈin-​dē-​ə-​nist How to pronounce Indianist (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Indianism

1651, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Indianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indianism. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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