Associations to the word «Patriotism»

Wiktionary

PATRIOTISM, noun. Love of country; devotion to the welfare of one's compatriots; the virtues and actions of a patriot; the passion which inspires one to serve one's country,
PATRIOTISM, noun. The desire to compete with other nations; nationalism.

Dictionary definition

PATRIOTISM, noun. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it; "they rode the same wave of popular patriotism"; "British nationalism was in the air and patriotic sentiments ran high".

Wise words

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