Definitions for "nationalist"
One who advocates national unity and independence; -- as, for example, one of a party favoring Irish independence before 1918.
One who advocates nationalism, in any sense.
an advocate of national independence of or a strong national government
Keywords:  patriot, perverse, bad
a bad patriot
a perverse patriot
devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others; "nationalist aspirations"; "minor nationalistic differences"
The label for the minority of the population in Northern Ireland, most of whom are Catholic, that would like Northern Ireland to be united with the Republic of Ireland
In Canadian elections, a number of candidates have run as Nationalists. These groups did not necessarily have anything to do with one another other than the use of the word "national". Some considered themselves Canadian Nationalists, while others saw themselves as strictly French Canadian or Quebecois Nationalists.
A fighter for his nation, people and way of life; proclaims America for Americans; socially active for All-American rule and nationality within America. May be foreign (a British Nationalist stands for Britain for the British, German Nationalist for Germany for Germans, etc.). Usually, but not necessarily, a member of The Nationalist Movement, itself.
Keywords:  loves, defends, country, his, her
one who loves and defends his or her country