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English definition of “wrap yourself in the flag”

wrap yourself in the flag

disapproving
to show great loyalty and support for your country in a way that does not ask questions : Although national pride is important to the prime minister , he does not wrap himself in the flag as his predecessor used to do.Patriotism and nationalism
(Definition of wrap yourself in the flag from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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