westernismnoun, often capitalized
west·ern·ism | \ -ˌnizəm\
Definition of westernism
1a : a locution or pronunciation characteristic of a western region and especially of the western U.S.
b : an attitude or trait characteristic of a westerner
2a : a western institution or concept the Japanese took over the forms of westernism, including a constitution and a parliament— Nathaniel Peffer
b : adherence to or advocacy of western traditions and techniques
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