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Foïsm

[ foh-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈfoʊ ɪz əm /
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noun

Chinese Buddhism.

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Origin of Foïsm

Foïst, noun
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  • Annamese Buddhism is only a colourless copy of Chinese Foism and has no great hold of the people.

    The Races of Man|Joseph Deniker

British Dictionary definitions for Foïsm

Foism
/ (ˈfəʊˌɪzəm) /

noun

Chinese Buddhism, the version introduced from India from the 4th century ad onwards and essentially belonging to the Mahayana school
Foist, noun, adjective
from Mandarin Chinese fo Buddha
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