The policy of advocating the independence of one's country.
The policy of advocating the interests of one's own country exclusively, regardless of effects of a country's actions on other countries.
The love of a country, identity with its heritage and willingness to sacrifice for it.
"The feeling of belonging to a group united by common racial, linguistic, and historical ties, and usually identified with a particular territory." (Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought, 409). The term usually includes feelings of pride in, and love of country. In pre-confederation Newfoundland, many nationalists saw confederation with Canada as a betrayal or loss of their country.
Love of America, love of the American people, love of the American way of life. The opposite of Internationalism (communism) and Sectionalism (feudalism). Each nationality may have its own nationalism toward its own people, land and way of life.
Close identification with the concerns of a particular country or nation.
A love and pride of one's country.