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Afrikanerism

[ af-ri-kah-nuh-riz-uhm, -kan-uh- ]
/ ˌæf rɪˈkɑ nəˌrɪz əm, -ˈkæn ə- /
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noun
a word, term, or usage peculiar to or originating among Afrikaners.
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Origin of Afrikanerism

First recorded in 1930–35; Afrikaner + -ism
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