1. [ noun ] (politics) love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
Synonyms: patriotism
Related terms: loyalty Americanism chauvinism
2. [ noun ] (politics) the conviction that the culture and interests of your nation are superior to those of any other nation
Related terms: multiculturalism internationalism doctrine conviction
3. [ noun ] the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination
Related terms: ambition
4. [ noun ] the doctrine that nations should act independently (rather than collectively) to attain their goals
Related terms: internationalism doctrine
Similar spelling:   national