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regionalism

re·gion·al·ism

regionalism

 
pronunciation:
ri j n lih zm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an administrative principle of dividing an area into definable regions and subjecting these regions to local control.
definition 2: a characteristic of a specific region, such as speech or cooking.
definition 3: support of the interests of one's own region.
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derivations: regionalist (adj.), regionalist (n.)