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tribalism

noun [U] uk   /ˈtraɪ.bəl.ɪ.zəm/ us  
the state of existing as a tribe, or a very strong feeling of loyalty to your tribeRace and ethnicityRacial issues a very strong feeling of loyalty to a political or social group, so that you support them whatever they do
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