Examples of regionalism in a Sentence
The residents have a strong sense of regionalism.
The word “pop” for “soda” is a Midwest regionalism.
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Transdev also runs ferry service for RTA from Algiers to Chalmette in St. Bernard Parish, marking a rare stroke of regionalism loosely organized around one company.
Kevin Kamenetz’s death leaves a large void in the cause of city-county relations, the promise in regionalism, progressive government and honorable service to the common good.
TouchTunes erodes the premise of quaint regionalism as bars of all kinds transform into Top 40 danceries.
The concert was almost exclusively film music, but the first half, conducted by Stéphane Denève, slipped in a bit of mediocre regionalism with Williams’ A Hymn to New England.
Why hasn’t regionalism caught on more strongly with Bay Area bars?
In short order, this and his agrarian subject matter combined with a national mood of restive nostalgia to make Wood a paladin—routinely yoked with the Missourian Thomas Hart Benton and the Kansan John Steuart Curry—of anti-modernist regionalism.
Paulding officials deny that and say Atlanta's opposition flies in the face of the regionalism that Mayor Kasim Reed spoke about to leaders there a few years ago.
In the thirties and forties, in ways that became art-world conventional wisdom, some critics equated regionalism with the blood-and-soil mystique of Nazism and/or socialist realism.
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REGIONALISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of regionalism for English Language Learners
: interest in or loyalty to a particular region
: a word that is used in a particular region
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