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regionalism

noun uk   /ˈriː.dʒən.əl.ɪ.zəm/ us  
[U] politics a feeling of loyalty to a particular part of a country and a wish for it to be more politically independent [C] language a phrase, custom, etc. that is used or found only in a particular part of a country or area: "Spider" is a New England regionalism for a type of frying pan.
Translations of “regionalism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方分權主義, 土話, 方言詞語…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方分权主义, 土话, 方言词语…
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