lesbianism

[lez-bee-uh-niz-uh m]

noun

homosexual relations between women.

Origin of lesbianism

First recorded in 1865–70; Lesbian + -ism
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Word Origin and History for lesbianism
n.

1870, from lesbian + -ism.

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