colonialism

[ kuh-loh-nee-uh-liz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF colonialism

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These tendencies and opportunities have revived the dying spirit of colonialism.

But it is a recurrence of the old and deep-seated malady of colonialism.

It is American in feeling, without any taint of English colonialism.

If it sounds like colonialism and has the same economic effects – it is colonialism.

Canada has not emerged from its Colonialism, and has no national aspiration.

Let no one cite India as an argument in defense of colonialism.

The pioneers had in a measure outgrown the colonialism of the thirteen original commonwealths.

"Colonialism," moreover, has in this connection historical point and value, while "provincialism" is general and meaningless.

Clay and the South Carolinians were the first to push forward the resistance to colonialism.

It is a throwback to earlier days of colonialism and mercantilism and it is laden with historical memories and sensitivities.

WORD ORIGIN

1853, "ways or speech of colonial persons," from colonial + -ism. Meaning "the system of colonial rule" is from 1886.

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