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fandom

[fan-duh m]
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noun
  1. fans collectively, as of a motion-picture star or a professional game or sport.

Origin of fandom

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; fan2 + -dom
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Word Origin and History for fandom

n.

"the realm of avid enthusiasts," 1903, from fan (n.2) + -dom.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper