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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Germanism  \Ger"man*ism\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  germanisme.] 
  1.  An  idiom  of  the  German  language. 
 
  2.  A  characteristic  of  the  Germans;  a  characteristic  German 
  mode,  doctrine,  etc.;  rationalism.  --J.  W.  Alexander. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Germanism 
  n  :  a  custom  that  is  peculiar  to  Germany  or  its  citizens  [syn:  {Germanism}] 




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