nationalism

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Synonyms for nationalism

Synonyms for nationalism

love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it

the doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other

the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination

the doctrine that nations should act independently (rather than collectively) to attain their goals

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All three groups contained elites who pressed a strong ethnic nationalist consciousness, perhaps as a means of bridging internal class antagonisms.
Understanding Rwanda's role as an ethnic nationalist state is fundamental to resolving the continuing crisis in the DRC.
Ethnic nationalist politics and political movements have highlighted the grievances of their ethnic communities.
Besides flooding the international arms market with sophisticated weapons, the retreat of the superpowers is creating a vacuum in which ethnic nationalist groups around the world-Tamils, Croatians, Igbos, Azerbaijanis, Sikhs-can press their demands.
After the old Soviet Union broke up in 1991 the first president of independent Georgia was Zviad Gamsakhurdia, a former dissident and ethnic nationalist who led the country into a civil war.
The current rebellion consists of an alliance between a secular ethnic nationalist group called the National Movement for the Liberation of Awazad (MNLA) and Islamist extremist groups.
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