Associations to the word «Allegiance»

Wiktionary

ALLEGIANCE, noun. Loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler.

Dictionary definition

ALLEGIANCE, noun. The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team".
ALLEGIANCE, noun. The loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign).

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.