|1.||[ adjective ] devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others|
"nationalist aspirations" "minor nationalistic differences"
|2.||[ noun ] (politics) an advocate of national independence of or a strong national government|
|Related terms:||advocate nationalist_leader|
|3.||[ noun ] one who loves and defends his or her country|
|Related terms:||national chauvinist gonne kosciusko giuseppe_mazzini Garibaldi|