Indianism

[ in-dee-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˈɪn di əˌnɪz əm /

noun

action or policy for promoting the interests of Indians, especially American Indians.
a word or usage considered to be characteristic of Indians, especially American Indians.

Origin of Indianism

First recorded in 1645–55; Indian + -ism

Related formsIn·di·an·ist, noun, adjective

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