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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOCALISM

It dwarfs the mind, I think,—said I,—to feed it on any localism.

The immediate occasion for the recrudescence of Localism was the Tariff.

The hindering conditions of English life were localism and lack of unity.

This infection of localism is not peculiar to any body of Christians.

The last few years have seen an intensification of localism.

Congress, which was full of the spirit of localism, was not a perfect instrument of centralization.

Thus were the ideas of Nationality and localism in America brought into sharper conflict by the mob and guillotine in France.

As localism gives way to brotherhood, militarism will pass out; but this does not mean that mankind will cease to contend.

The localism which characterizes this system contributes elements both of strength and of weakness.

Slavery and localism on the one hand, railway and nationalism on the other, were engaged in a vital struggle for recognition.

WORD ORIGIN

"attachment to a particular locality," 1803, from local (adj.) + -ism. Meaning "something characteristic of a particular locality" is from 1823.

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