regionalism

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Etymology[edit]

regional +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

regionalism (countable and uncountable, plural regionalisms)

  1. Affection, often excessive, to one's own region and to everything related to it.
  2. Political tendency to concede forms of politico-administrative autonomy to regions.
  3. (countable, linguistics) A word or phrase originating in, characteristic of, or limited to a region.

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