Meaning: loyalty, devotion, and defense to one's own country; national loyalty.
Nationalism vs patriotism
"... while the definition of patriotism has remained unchanged through the years, the word nationalism has grown apart. [..] A quote by Sydney J. Harris best sums up the current outlook on the pair: The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does." -- Ref
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