Englishism

Englishism

[ing-gli-shiz-uhm or, often, -li-]
noun
1.
a Briticism.
2.
attachment to what is English.

Origin:
1850–55; English + -ism

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Englishism (ˈɪŋɡlɪˌʃɪzəm)
 
n
1.  an English custom, practice, etc
2.  a word or expression not found in forms of English other than British English; Anglicism
3.  high regard for English customs, institutions, etc

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