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nationalism

noun [U]  us   /ˈnæʃ·ə·nəlˌɪz·əm/
social studies the feelings of affection and pride that people have for their country politics & government Nationalism is also the desire for political independence in a country that is controlled by or part of another country: The government is alarmed at the rise of nationalism among its ethnic minorities.
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