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continentalism

[ kon-tn-en-tl-iz-uhm ]
/ ˌkɒn tnˈɛn tlˌɪz əm /
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noun
an attitude, expression, etc., characteristic of a continent, especially of Europe.
an attitude or policy of favoritism or partiality to a continent: American continentalism.
the belief or doctrine that the U.S. and Canada should merge into a North American nation, especially for mutual economic benefit.
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Origin of continentalism

First recorded in 1850–55; continental + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM continentalism

con·ti·nen·tal·ist, noun
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