Canadianism


Canadianism
a) Allegiance or loyalty to Canada.
b) The status or character of being Canadian.

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  • Canadianism — may refer to: *Canadian English *Canadian French …   Wikipedia

  • Canadianism — [kə nā′dē ən iz΄əm] n. 1. a custom, characteristic, or belief of or originating in Canada 2. a word, phrase, grammatical construction, or other feature originating in or peculiar to Canadian English …   English World dictionary

  • Canadianism — Canadian ► NOUN ▪ a person from Canada. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Canada. DERIVATIVES Canadianism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Canadianism — /keuh nay dee euh niz euhm/, n. 1. allegiance to or pride in Canada and its institutions. 2. a custom, trait, or thing distinctive of Canada or its citizens. 3. an English word, idiom, phrase, or pronunciation that originated or is distinctively… …   Universalium

  • canadianism — n. word or phrase commonly used in Canada …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canadianism — ca·na·di·an·ism …   English syllables

  • Canadianism — Ca•na•di•an•ism [[t]kəˈneɪ di əˌnɪz əm[/t]] n. 1) a custom, trait, or thing distinctive of Canada or its citizens 2) ling. an English word, idiom, phrase, or pronunciation originating in or distinctive to Canada • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • canadianism — ˌnizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized 1. : a quality distinctive of Canadians 2. : allegiance to or pride in Canada 3. : a characteristic feature of English as used in Canada …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anti-Canadianism — represents a consistent hostility towards the government, culture, or people of Canada.HistoricalVoltaire has been quoted jokingly as saying Canada was a few acres of snow. [Will Ferguson, Bastards Boneheads: Our Glorious Leaders, Past and… …   Wikipedia

  • anti-Canadianism — noun Sentiments or actions directed against the government, culture, or citizens of Canada …   Wiktionary