Definition of Ionicism in US English:

Ionicism

noun

  • Ionic style or character; a form or idiom characteristic of or restricted to the Ionic dialect.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Bentley (1662–1742), philologist and classical scholar. From classical Latin Iōnicus Ionic + -ism.

Pronunciation

Ionicism

/ʌɪˈɒnɪsɪz(ə)m/