Definition of Ossianism in US English:

Ossianism

noun

  • The world represented by James Macpherson's alleged translations of Ossian's verse.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Macmillan's Magazine. From the name of Ossian + -ism.

Pronunciation

Ossianism

/ˈɒsɪənɪz(ə)m/