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nationalism

na·tion·al·ism

nationalism

 
pronunciation:
nae sh n lih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: concern for or devotion to one's own nation, esp. desire for national progress, defense, or independence.
A wave of nationalism swept the country after its citizens were attacked.
definition 2: the collective spirit and aspirations of a nation.
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