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Japanism

[juh-pan-iz-uh m]
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noun
  1. a custom, trait, or other feature peculiar to or characteristic of Japan or its people.
  2. devotion to or preference for Japan and its institutions.

Origin of Japanism

1885–90; < French japonisme; see Japan, -ism
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  • Categorically opposed to this thought is another school, which its adherents call “Japanism.”

    Japan and the California Problem

    Toyokichi Iyenaga