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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpatrioticpat‧ri‧ot‧ic /ˌpætriˈɒtɪk◂, ˌpeɪ- $ ˌpeɪtriˈɑːtɪk◂/ ●○○ adjective  SANCOUNTRY/NATIONhaving or expressing a great love of your countrynationalistic patriotic songs I’m not very patriotic.patriotism /ˈpætriətɪzəm, ˈpeɪ- $ ˈpeɪ-/ noun [uncountable]
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patrioticHe also would like to see a little change in the curriculum to allow music and patriotic activities in the classroom.At Llewellyn's funeral service, she was remembered as a patriotic American who had served her country well.Under these circumstances, his intervention could not possibly be perceived as an unambiguously patriotic and non-partisan gesture.This is true of patriotic and political as well as religious blind faith.He can also wax as patriotic as the most conservative defense-industry executive.Though a fictional character, Cu Chulainn came to stand for a very real sense of patriotic courage and self-sacrifice.Only Diana's deep sense of patriotic duty made her agree to the arrangement, it told its readers.Voting is part of your patriotic duty.Relatives remembered him as a deeply patriotic man.The last apprehension may have been as much influenced by professional considerations as patriotic ones.Most of the productions shown here were patriotic spectacles requiring little dancing ability.
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