I. noun Date: 1715 1. an advocate of or believer in nationalism 2. a member of a political party or group advocating national independence or strong national government II. adjective Date: 1884 1. of, relating to, or advocating nationalism 2. of, relating to, or being a political group advocating or associated with nationalism

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