The term patriotism is derived from the Greek word πατρíζ (patris), which means father, and patria, which means fatherland or home country. So the word patriotism is used to represent a positive link to one's own nation or fatherland and love for one's home country or own people. In this definition, patriotism is a positive aspect of national identity. In cultural terms, patriotism identifies distinctive aspects of the nation such as its ethnic, cultural, political, and historical ...

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