Pronunciation: (ang'glu-siz"um), [key]
—n. (sometimes l.c.)
1. a Briticism.
2. the state of being English; characteristic English quality.
3. a word, idiom, or characteristic feature of the English language occurring in or borrowed by another language.
4. any custom, manner, idea, etc., characteristic of the English people.
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