Localism



[loh-kuh-liz-uh m] /ˈloʊ kəˌlɪz əm/

noun
1.
a word, phrase, pronunciation, or manner of speaking that is peculiar to one .
2.
a custom.
3.
excessive devotion to and promotion of the interests of a particular ; sectionalism.
4.
attachment to a particular .
/ˈləʊkəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
a pronunciation, phrase, etc, peculiar to a particular locality
2.
another word for provincialism
n.

“attachment to a particular locality,” 1803, from local (adj.) + -ism. Meaning “something characteristic of a particular locality” is from 1823.

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