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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: jingo (17-21 centuries) (probably from Jesus), used in the phrase by jingo as an exclamation in a 19th-century British song encouraging people to fight for their country

jingoism

noun
     
jin‧go‧is‧m [uncountable]
a strong belief that your own country is better than others - used to show disapproval:
a mood of warlike jingoism
jingoistic adjective

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