Meaning of Canadianism


Pronunciation: (ku-nā'dē-u-niz"um), [key]
— 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 used in Canada.
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