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lo•cal•ism



Pronunciation: (lō'ku-liz"um), [key]
n.
1. a word, phrase, pronunciation, or manner of speaking that is peculiar to one locality.
2. a local custom.
3. excessive devotion to and promotion of the interests of a particular locality; sectionalism.
4. attachment to a particular locality.

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