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Jim Crowism

or jim crowism

[kroh-iz-uh m]
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  1. Jim Crow(def 1).
  2. any policy of racial segregation.
  3. advocacy of such a policy.
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Origin of Jim Crowism

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