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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Americanism  \A*mer"i*can*ism\,  n. 
  1.  Attachment  to  the  United  States. 
 
  2.  A  custom  peculiar  to  the  United  States  or  to  America;  an 
  American  characteristic  or  idea. 
 
  3.  A  word  or  phrase  peculiar  to  the  United  States. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Americanism 
  n  1:  loyalty  to  the  USA  and  its  institutions  [syn:  {Americanism}] 
  2:  an  expression  that  is  characteristic  of  English  as  spoken  by 
  Americans  [syn:  {Americanism}] 
  3:  a  custom  that  is  peculiar  to  the  US  or  its  citizens  [syn:  {Americanism}] 




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