Americanism

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American +‎ -ism

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Americanism (countable and uncountable, plural Americanisms)

  1. A custom peculiar to the United States or the Americans.
  2. A word, phrase or linguistic feature originating from or specific to American language usage.
    • 1908, Baroness Orczy, The Old Man in the Corner
      Mrs. Morton was well known for her Americanisms, her swagger dinner parties, and beautiful Paris gowns.
  3. A preference for the United States and the ideas it represents.
    • 2016 July 22, Aaron Blake, “Donald Trump’s strategy in three words: ‘Americanism, not globalism’”, in Washington Post:
      "The most important difference between our plan and that of our opponent is that our plan will put America first," Trump said. "Americanism, not globalism, will be our credo."

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