Definition of Balkanism in English:

Balkanism

noun

  • 1Balkan nature or character.

  • 2Also with lower-case initial. The action or fact of balkanizing or dividing.

Pronunciation

Balkanism

/ˈbɔːlkənɪz(ə)m/ /ˈbɒlkənɪz(ə)m/

Origin

Early 20th century. From Balkan + -ism.