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Yankeeism

[yang-kee-iz-uh m] /ˈyæŋ kiˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
Yankee character or characteristics.
2.
a Yankee peculiarity, as of speech.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95, Americanism; Yankee + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for Yankeeism

Yankeeism

/ˈjæŋkɪɪzəm/
noun
1.
Yankee character, behaviour, or attitudes
2.
a typical Yankee word, expression, or trait
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