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regionalism Tweet Definition of regionalism Like Definition of regionalism on Facebook
noun (uncountable)
  1. Affection, often excessive, to one's own region and to everything related to it.
  2. Political tendency to concede forms of politico-administrative autonomy to regions.
  3. (context, countable, linguistics) A linguistic word or phrase characteristic or limited to a region.
relief Tweet Definition of relief Like Definition of relief on Facebook
noun
  1. the removal of stress or discomfort
  2. the feeling associated with the removal of stress or dicomfort
  3. something that relieves
  4. the person who takes over a shift for another
Officer Schmidt can finally go home because his has arrived.
  1. aid or assistance offered in time of need
  2. court-ordered compensation, aid, or protection, a redress
  3. tax savings.
  4. a type of artwork in which shapes or figures protrude from a flat background
  5. the difference made noticeable by a variation in light or color
  6. (geology) the different elevations of the earth's surface
remark Tweet Definition of remark Like Definition of remark on Facebook
noun (plural:remarks)
  1. Act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
  2. The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; the mention of that which is worthy of attention or notice; hence, also, a casual observation, comment, or statement; as, a pertinent remark.
verb
  1. To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
  2. To mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.
  3. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark the manner of a speaker.
  4. To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause; as, he remarked that it was time to go.
Renaissance Tweet Definition of Renaissance Like Definition of Renaissance on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The 14th century revival of classical art, architecture, literature and learning that originated in Italy and spread throughout Europe over the following two centuries.
  2. The period of this revival; the transition from medieval to modern times.
  3. Any similar artistic or intellectual revival.
adjective
  1. Of, or relating to the Renaissance.
  2. Of, or relating to the style of art or architecture of the Renaissance.
rocker Tweet Definition of rocker Like Definition of rocker on Facebook
noun
  1. A curved piece of wood attached to the bottom of a rocking chair or cradle that enables it to rock back and forth.
  2. Hence, a rocking chair
  3. (surfing) The lengthwise curvature of a surfboard. (More rocker is a more curved board.)
All modern surfboards share a similar rocker design — Bruce Jones http://www.brucejones.com/longboar.htm
  1. Someone passionate about rock music.
  2. One who rocks something.
romanesque Tweet Definition of romanesque Like Definition of romanesque on Facebook
adjective
  1. Somewhat resembling the Roman; -- applied sometimes to the debased style of the later Roman empire, but especially to the more developed architecture prevailing from the 8th century to the 12th.
  2. Of or pertaining to romance or fable; fanciful.
rubbing Tweet Definition of rubbing Like Definition of rubbing on Facebook
verb
  1. (present participle of, rub)

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