Definition of “regionalism” - English Dictionary

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“regionalism” in British English

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regionalismnoun

uk /ˈriː.dʒən.əl.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˈriː.dʒən.əl.ɪ.zəm/

(Definition of “regionalism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“regionalism” in American English

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regionalismnoun [ C ]

us /ˈri·dʒə·nəlˌɪz·əm/

a word or expression characteristic of a particular area:

"Spider" is a New England regionalism for a type of frying pan.

(Definition of “regionalism” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)