Definition of Sectionalism

1. Noun. A partiality for some particular place.

Exact synonyms: Localism, Provincialism
Generic synonyms: Partiality, Partisanship



Definition of Sectionalism

1. n. A disproportionate regard for the interests peculiar to a section of the country; local patriotism, as distinguished from national.

Definition of Sectionalism

1. Noun. Promoting the good of one region over that of others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sectionalism

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Sectionalism

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1. Papers and Proceedings by American Sociological Society Meeting, American Sociological Association (1907)
"IS sectionalism IN AMERICA DYING AWAY ?' PROFESSOR FREDERICK J. TURNER University of Wisconsin A satisfactory discussion of whether American sectionalism is ..."

2. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"sectionalism. Instead of making a catalogue of the many essays which deal with petty sectionalism within the several states and with grand sectionalism ..."

3. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1907)
"IS sectionalism IN AMERICA DYING AWAY?1 PROFESSOR FREDERICK J. TURNER University of Wisconsin A satisfactory discussion of whether American sectionalism is ..."

4. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"... which was soon made all the heavier by the separation of the counties in whose interests and by whose votes the debt was created.* State sectionalism. ..."

5. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"Noble sectionalism. Along with this condition, peculiarly advantageous to the ... At last we are permitted a noble sectionalism, for, however widespread the ..."

6. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"Where, beneath this logic and this rhetoric of sectionalism, do you feel one throb of a heart capacious of our whole America ? The deep, full, burning tide ..."

7. The Origin of the Late War: Traced from the Beginning of the Constitution to by George Lunt (1866)
"sectionalism.—The Eight of Petition.—The District of Columbia. ... THE lamentable spirit of sectionalism, leading, finally, to such disastrous consequences, ..."

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