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Yankeeism

[ yang-kee-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈyæŋ kiˌɪz əm /
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noun

Yankee character or characteristics.
a Yankee peculiarity, as of speech.

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Origin of Yankeeism

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; Yankee + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for Yankeeism

Yankeeism
/ (ˈjæŋkɪɪzəm) /

noun

Yankee character, behaviour, or attitudes
a typical Yankee word, expression, or trait
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