Italianism

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noun Ital·ian·ism \ə-ˈtal-yə-ˌni-zəm, i- also ī-\

Definition of Italianism

  1. 1a :  a quality characteristic of Italy or the Italian peopleb :  a characteristic feature of Italian occurring in another language

  2. 2a :  specialized interest in or emulation of Italian qualities or achievementsb :  promotion or love of Italian policies or ideals

1594

First Known Use of italianism

1594


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