Definition of 'patriotism'
Example sentences containing 'patriotism'
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The lightness of touch and sense of patriotism are also reflected in the drinks menu. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were other publishers that channelled American pride and patriotism. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Pride and patriotism rarely make good poetry. TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)There is more patriotism and love of country than that left yet. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Out of humiliation was born a renewed sense of patriotism and moral purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Love alone is stronger than patriotism, a love like this one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The sense of patriotism was alive, but it was a generous kind of patriotism. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is no finer place to go if you want to study the weird and wonderful thing that is American patriotism. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are all about jobs and pride and patriotism and putting the Great back into Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The campaign, coinciding with an unsurpassed mood of patriotism throughout the country, was extraordinarily successful. The Sun (2014)Britain may have been united by patriotism and a sense that the war was necessary, but there was precious little rejoicing and bursting into song. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The 20-year-old winger's strong sense of patriotism and loyalty means he has no interest in making the distinction. The Sun (2009)It comes from patriotism, from love of country, from a sense of belonging and of a shared and inherited home. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A spokesman said: 'The results reflect a sense of patriotism. The Sun (2016)The court found in his favour, judging that he was merely following his duty as an officer, acting out of a sense of patriotism. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'patriotism'
British English: patriotism NOUN
Patriotism is love for your country and loyalty towards it.
He was a country boy who had joined the army out of a sense of patriotism and adventure.
Definition of patriotism from the Collins English Dictionary
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