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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Belief in the kinship of a group of people with a common object.

Usage examples (28)
  • They have one recorded instance of totemism, which is of some interest.
  • What then is it in totemism from which, on Sir James Frazer's view, something comes?
  • The meanings of the sept names have been forgotten and no instances of totemism are known.
  • Les Structures élémentaires de la parenté (1949); and on totemism, Le totemism aujourd'hui (1962). for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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