Localism Definition

lōkə-lĭzəm
noun
A local linguistic feature.
American Heritage
A way of acting characteristic of one locality; local custom, practice, or mannerism.
Webster's New World
A word, meaning, expression, pronunciation, etc. peculiar to one locality.
Webster's New World
Devotion to local interests and customs.
American Heritage
Fondness for a particular locality.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Localism

Noun

Singular:
localism
Plural:
localisms

Origin of Localism

  • local +"Ž -ism

    From Wiktionary

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