Meaning of Sun Yat-senism in English:

Sun Yat-senism

(also Sun Yat-sen-ism, Sun Yatsenism, Sunyatsenism)

Pronunciation /ˌsʊn jatˈsɛnɪz(ə)m/

noun

  • The political philosophy of Sun Yat-sen, characterized by the doctrine of the ‘three principles of the people’.

    Sun's ‘three principles of the people’ are usually translated as nationalism, democracy, and the ‘people's livelihood’, or the provision of social welfare.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in North-China Herald. From the name of Sun Yat-sen + -ism.