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westernism

[wes-ter-niz-uh m] /ˈwɛs tərˌnɪz əm/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
1.
a word, idiom, or practice characteristic of people of the Occident or of the western U.S.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; western + -ism
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westernism

/ˈwɛstəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
a word, habit, practice, etc, characteristic of western people or of the American West
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