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Adjective: nationalist  nash(-u)n-list
  1. Devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others
    "nationalist aspirations";
    - nationalistic
Noun: nationalist  nash(-u)n-list
  1. One who loves and defends his or her country
    "we do not doubt that England has a faithful nationalist in the Lord Chancellor";
    - patriot
  2. An advocate of national independence of or a strong national government

Derived forms: nationalists

See also: national

Type of: advocate, advocator, exponent, national, proponent, subject

Encyclopedia: Nationalist