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Noun: regionalism  'ree-ju-nu,li-zum
  1. A feature (as a pronunciation, expression or custom) that is characteristic of a particular region
  2. A foreign policy that defines the international interests of a country in terms of particular geographic areas
  3. Loyalty to the interests of a particular region

Derived forms: regionalisms

Type of: foreign policy, loyalty, non-standard speech, trueness

Encyclopedia: Regionalism