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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anglicism  \An"gli*cism\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  anglicisme.] 
  1.  An  English  idiom;  a  phrase  or  form  language  peculiar  to 
  the  English.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  The  quality  of  being  English;  an  English  characteristic, 
  custom,  or  method. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Anglicism 
  n  1:  an  expression  that  is  limited  to  English  as  spoken  by 
  Englishmen  (especially  as  contrasted  with  American 
  English)  [syn:  {Anglicism},  {Briticism},  {Britishism}] 
  2:  a  custom  that  is  peculiar  to  England  or  its  citizens  [syn:  {Anglicism}, 
  {Britishism}] 




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