Pronunciation: (boor'bu-niz"um or, occas., bûr'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/bourbonism.html on line 83 [key]
1. adherence to the ideas and system of government practiced by the Bourbons.
2. extreme conservatism, esp. in politics.
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