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Noun: allegiance  u'lee-jun(t)s
  1. The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
    "his long allegiance to public service";
    - commitment, loyalty, dedication
  2. The loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
    - fealty

Derived forms: allegiances

Type of: cooperation, loyalty, trueness

Encyclopedia: Allegiance