imperialism has definitions from the field of politics
[ noun ] (politics) a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries

Used in print

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Thus , if we are to observe American folklore in the twentieth century , we will do_well to establish the relationships between folklore , nationalism and imperialism at the outset .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

Likewise , and equally fascinating , is the news that such unlikely synonyms as `` pratakku '' , `` sweathruna '' , and the tongue-twister `` nnuolapertar-it-vuh-karti-biri-pitknoumen '' all originated_in the same village in Bathar-on-Walli_Province and are all used to express sentiments concerning British `` imperialism '' .

[ noun ] (politics) a political orientation that advocates imperial interests

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[ noun ] any instance of aggressive extension of authority

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