Definition of Localisms

1. Noun. (plural of localism) ¹



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Definition of Localisms

1. localism [n] - See also: localism

Lexicographical Neighbors of Localisms

localisation of function
localisation principle
localisations
localise
localised
localised cancer
localised nodular tenosynovitis
localised osteitis fibrosa
localised pemphigoid of Brunsting-Perry
localised peritonitis
localised scleroderma
localised small bowel disease
localises
localising
localism
localisms (current term)
localist
localists
localite
localites
localities
locality
localizability
localizable
localization
localization agnosia
localization of function
localization principle
localization related epilepsy
localizations

Literary usage of Localisms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Composition and Rhetoric for Schools by Robert Herrick, Lindsay Todd Damon (1905)
"localisms.—Every section of the country has local expressions—called localisms—so widely used within that section that to the unwary they seem national. ..."

2. Talking Business by John Mantle Clapp, L. N. Andres (1919)
"They use localisms, and slang, but ain't, hadn't went, I seen him, haven't saw, are less frequent than with us. If you are troubled with these errors in ..."

3. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1850)
"ARCHITECTURAL localisms, AS ILLUSTRATED BY THE CHURCHES OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE AND LEICESTERSHIRE. A Paper read before the Oxford Architectural Society, ..."

4. Lessons in English by Chestine Gowdy, Lora M. Dexheimer (1913)
"CHAPTER VI SECTION I. localisms 1. Explanation. When we say that an expression is correct, ... These mistakes are called localisms, or provincialisms. 2. ..."

5. Language for Men of Affairs (1919)
"They use localisms, and slang, but ain't, hadn't went, I seen him, haven't saw, are less frequent than with us. If you are troubled with these errors in ..."

6. The English Spy: An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, and Humorous by Charles Molloy Westmacott (1826)
"... Writers—The New Bubble Companies — Project Extraordinary — Prospectus in Rhyme of the Life, Death, Burial, and Resurrection Company—Lingual localisms of ..."

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