Definition of marhaenism in US English:

marhaenism

noun

  • The form of Marxist socialism developed in Indonesia by Achmad Sukarno (1901–70) during his presidency of 1945–66, characterized by a policy of ‘guided democracy’ and the promotion of national identity.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Fortune. From Indonesian marhaenisme from marhaen ‘have-nots’ + -isme.

Pronunciation

marhaenism

/ˌmɑːhɑːˈɛnɪz(ə)m/