Jim Crowism

or jim crowism

[ kroh-iz-uhm ]

noun
  1. any policy of racial segregation.

  1. advocacy of such a policy.

Origin of Jim Crowism

1
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; Jim Crow + -ism

Words Nearby Jim Crowism

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