junkerism

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Etymology[edit]

junker +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

junkerism (uncountable)

  1. (historical) The principles of the aristocratic party in Prussia.
    • 1918, Charles Fremont Taylor, Equity (volume 20)
      Junkerism is the very opposite of democracy. The essence of junkerism is privileged land ownership; that is, the ownership of large estates not adequately taxed, and not open to change of ownership []