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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

OTHER WORDS FROM Foïsm

Foïst, noun

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How to use Foïsm in a sentence

  • 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

Derived forms of Foism

Foist, noun, adjective

Word Origin for Foism

from Mandarin Chinese fo Buddha
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