[ ver-nak-yuh-luh-riz-uhm, vuh-nak- ]
/ vərˈnæk yə ləˌrɪz əm, vəˈnæk- /
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby vernacularism
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Example sentences from the Web for vernacularism
I thought that rather a vernacularism, if there is such a word, as soon as I had said it; but I didn't stop to apologize.Options|O. Henry
British Dictionary definitions for vernacularism
/ (vəˈnækjʊləˌrɪzəm) /
the use of the vernacular or a term in the vernacular
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