communalism

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noun com·mu·nal·ism \kə-ˈmyü-nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of communalism

  1. 1 :  social organization on a communal basis

  2. 2 :  loyalty to a sociopolitical grouping based on religious or ethnic affiliation

communalist

play \kə-ˈmyü-nə-list\ noun or adjective

1897

First Known Use of communalism

1897

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