Definition of Polonism in US English:

Polonism

noun

  • 1Polish identity and culture, Polishness; Polish nationalism. Now chiefly historical.

  • 2A Polish idiom or turn of phrase; a Polish characteristic.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From post-classical Latin Polonia + -ism.

Pronunciation

Polonism

/ˈpɒlənɪz(ə)m/