From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nationality & race, Groupings
nationalismna‧tion‧al‧is‧m /ˈnæʃənəlɪzəm/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 1 SANPPGthe desire by a group of people of the same race, origin, language etc to form an independent country Scottish nationalism2 SANlove for your own country and the belief that it is better than any other countrypatriotism Under his leadership, a strong sense of nationalism emerged.
Examples from the Corpus
nationalismBasque nationalism surfaced during Athletic Bilbao's match against Atletico.The facts are that within a decade of the Vienna Congress, nationalism was gathering furious pace.The connection between language and lineage can, however, be prised apart in order to combat crude nationalism.Out goes secularism and economic reform; in comes Hindu nationalism.Europe can only live in peace if nationalism is overcome.Irish nationalismOn the continent, political movements are already emerging which thrive on the flow of refugees and exploit naked nationalism.The history of war, nationalism and revolutions.Among these symbols are those associated with nationalism.In other words, nationalism belongs with political theory, ethnicity with sociology or social anthropology.