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Noun: patriotism  'pey-tree-u,ti-zum [N. Amer], 'pa-tree-u,ti-zum [Brit]
  1. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
    "they rode the same wave of popular patriotism";
    - nationalism

Derived forms: patriotisms

Type of: loyalty, trueness

Encyclopedia: Patriotism, Pepper, and Professionalism