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patriotic

adjective     /ˌpæt.riˈɒt.ɪk/ /ˌpeɪ.tri-/ US  /ˌpeɪ.triˈɑː.t̬ɪk/
showing love for your country and being proud of it: patriotic fervour / pride Many Americans felt it was their patriotic duty to buy bonds to support the war effort .Patriotism and nationalism patriotically     /-kəl.i/ adverb Patriotism and nationalism
(Definition of patriotic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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