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Jim' Crow'ism



Pronunciation: (krō'iz-um), [key]
1. See Jim Crow (def. 1).
2. any policy of racial segregation.
3. advocacy of such a policy. Also,jim' crow'ism.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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