Australianism

/ (ɒˈstreɪlɪəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

the Australian national character or spirit
loyalty to Australia, its political independence, culture, etc
a linguistic usage, custom, or other feature peculiar to or characteristic of Australia, its people, or their culture

QUIZZES

DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
Question 1 of 10
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