from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nation's practice or policy of territorial or economic expansion.
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- n. The policy, of a nation, of expanding its territory or its economic influence
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A policy of (territorial) expansion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country
From expansion + -ism. (Wiktionary)