Origin of localism
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Examples from the Web for localism
It dwarfs the mind, I think,—said I,—to feed it on any localism.The Professor at the Breakfast Table
Oliver Wendell Holmes (Sr.)
The immediate occasion for the recrudescence of Localism was the Tariff.The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4
Albert J. Beveridge
The hindering conditions of English life were localism and lack of unity.The Normans
Sarah Orne Jewett
The last few years have seen an intensification of localism.
This infection of localism is not peculiar to any body of Christians.
- a pronunciation, phrase, etc, peculiar to a particular locality
- another word for provincialism
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Word Origin and History for localism
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