nationalist nationalist  /ˈnæ ʃə nə ləst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one who loves and defends his or her country
  2. (n) an advocate of national independence of or a strong national government
  3. (adj) devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. From tycoon to nationalist, gay-rights lawyer to maverick moviemaker, these people are shaping a proud new country.
  2. In Spain's Basque region, the defeated nationalist party says a new socialist government will hurt the Basque people's hard won identity.
  3. The Liberal Democratic Party, led by nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky, as well as the new Motherland Party and elements within the Communist Party, all espouse nationalist policies.

News

  1. Controversial Ukrainian Politician Oleh Tyahnybok Blasted for Gay Slur that "Further Embarrasses Opposition"

    KYIV, Ukraine, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine's political establishment has reacted with dismay to comments made Friday by the leader of the ultra-nationalist Svoboda Party, Oleh Tyahnybok, who ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Sinn Fein minister hurt in Belfast clash with cops

    The Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party says two of its ministers in Northern Ireland's government were involved in a nighttime street clash in Belfast as they tried to block a moving police vehicle.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Sinn Fein minister hurt in Belfast clash with cops - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) - The Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party says 2 of its ministers in Northern Ireland's government were involved in a nighttime street clash in Belfast as they tried to block a moving police vehicle.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

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