jim crowism
noun see jim crow

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  • jim crowism — ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌizəm noun Usage: often capitalized J&C : racial segregation * * * /kroh iz euhm/ 1. See Jim Crow (def. 1). 2. any policy of racial segregation. 3. advocacy of such a policy. Also, jim crowism. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jim Crowism — /kroh iz euhm/ 1. See Jim Crow (def. 1). 2. any policy of racial segregation. 3. advocacy of such a policy. Also, jim crowism. [1830 40, Amer.; JIM CROW + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Jim-Crowism — See Jim Crow. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jim Crowism — /dʒɪm ˈkroʊɪzəm/ (say jim krohizuhm) noun racial discrimination …   Australian English dictionary

  • Jim Crow — ☆ Jim Crow n. [name of an early black minstrel song] [also j c ] Informal traditional discrimination against or segregation of blacks, esp. in the U.S. Jim Crow vt., adj. Jim Crowism n …   English World dictionary

  • jim crow — noun Usage: often capitalized J&C Etymology: Jim Crow, stereotype black man in a 19th century song and dance act Date: 1838 1. usually offensive black 4 2. ethnic discrimination especially against blacks by legal enforcement or traditional… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jim Crow — noun US 1》 the former practice of segregating black people in the US. 2》 offensive a black person. 3》 an implement for straightening iron bars or bending rails by screw pressure. Derivatives Jim Crowism noun Origin C19: the name of a black… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Jim Crow — n. US 1 the practice of segregating Blacks. 2 offens. a Black. 3 an implement for straightening iron bars or bending rails by screw pressure. Derivatives: Jim Crowism n. (in sense 1). Etymology: nickname …   Useful english dictionary

  • jim crow — n. US 1 the practice of segregating Blacks. 2 offens. a Black. 3 an implement for straightening iron bars or bending rails by screw pressure. Derivatives: Jim Crowism n. (in sense 1). Etymology: nickname …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jamestown Exposition — The Jamestown Exposition was one of the many world s fairs and expositions that were popular in the United States early part of the 20th century. It was held from April 26 to December 1, 1907, at Sewell s Point on Hampton Roads, near Norfolk,… …   Wikipedia

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