Meaning of northernism in English:

northernism

Pronunciation /ˈnɔːð(ə)nɪz(ə)m/ /ˈnɔːðənɪz(ə)m/

noun

  • 1The character, quality, or views of the northern part of a country or region; (in early use) specifically the political character or views of the northern part of the United States.

  • 2An idiom, form of expression, or manner of speech, etc., characteristic of northerners.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From northern + -ism.