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Synonyms for nationalist


Synonyms for nationalist

one who loves and defends his or her country

an advocate of national independence of or a strong national government

devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others

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Some of the show's particular resonance might have derived from the fraught history of the venue itself: Following the 1993 sacking of then director Zoran Gavric, MOCAB mutated into a chapel consecrated to a bizarre strain of nationalist culture.
The security forces had attempted to hold back nationalist protesters as hundreds of Orangemen marched along the Crumlin Road for the return leg of their parade.
While not necessarily opposed to an Arabist identity, Lebanonism has long been an irritant to those Arab nationalists who seek to subsume the Mideast's different cultures into a single political/historical narrative.
Hindu nationalist groups continue attacks against India's Christians and its Muslim minority, which still numbers close to 150 million in a country of one billion.
As I watch European history in the making from a front seat--from Vilnius, the capital of the Republic of Lithuania--I see many hopeful signs of growing Euroskepticism, along with healthy nationalist sentiments.
Another senior nationalist said: 'It is unlikely any breakaway would succeed.
Autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan has become a magnet for transborder Kurdish organizations, political parties, publications and modern telecommunications networks, all of which have advanced the Kurdish nationalist movement at home and abroad.
How many readers, however, have heard of the loss of the Nationalist battlecruiser Espana in the same year and the sinking of its sister ship, the Republican battlecruiser Jaime I, several weeks later with a combined loss of over 300 Spanish sailors?
The Nationalist Party and the Chinese Communists form an alliance to fight the warlords.
In interesting ways, this book is a consideration of the possibilities and pitfalls of "African American musical cosmopolitanism," as well as of some of the complicated processes by which this vision works, sometimes against, and often in coordination with, black nationalist aspirations.
Police had erected large plastic screens at the Diamond in the centre of the city to divide nationalist protesters from marchers.
AN ULSTER Unionist councillor yesterday appealed to nationalist leaders to help stop attacks on homes in West Belfast.
The nationalist ideologies and policies of the colonial and the postcolonial states fed each other the know how of social control wrapped in a discourse of civilization-liberation.
Alongside his own party, Vajpayee's fragile coalition government consists of secular parties and extreme Hindu nationalist parties.
Soong, a former heavyweight of the Nationalist Party that ruled Taiwan for more than 50 years, is the leader of the People First Party.