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diatonicism

[dahy-uh-ton-uh-siz-uh m] /ˌdaɪ əˈtɒn əˌsɪz əm/
noun
1.
the use of diatonic harmony; composition in a diatonic idiom.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; diatonic + -ism
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