Meaning: a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
dialect, idiom, accent
Meaning: the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"
Meaning: the style of a particular artist or school or movement; "an imaginative orchestral idiom"
He had the hard features and athletic form said to be peculiar to his country, together with the national intonation and slow pedantic mode of expression, arising from a desire to avoid peculiarities of idiom or dialect.