• (adj): Devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others.
    Example: "Nationalist aspirations"
    Synonyms: nationalistic
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on nationalist:

Pan Movements - History and Outcomes
... It is not identical to irredentism - nationalist claims on adjoining territories on the grounds that they form part of the national homeland ... Nationalist movements in large nations, such as the German and Russian nations, are therefore difficult to distinguish from pan-nationalist movements, and often there are explicitly pan-nati ... partly inspired by the idea of Lebensraum, but that is not in itself a pan-nationalist concept ...
Antonio S. Pedreira - Nationalist
... Pedreira decision to join the Puerto Rican Nationalist movement while at the same time becoming an open advocate for Puerto Rico's independence ...
David Logan (politician)
... O'Connor as well as himself having a strong involvement in the Irish Nationalist movement prior to joining the Labour Party, serving on Liverpool city council as a nationalist councillor ... as Scotland North from 1911-1918 as a Nationalist councillor then taking the Labour whip ...
Peruvian Nationalist Party
... The Peruvian Nationalist Party (Spanish Partido Nacionalista Peruano) is a political party in Peru ... Ollanta Humala was the Peruvian Nationalist Party's candidate for the 2006 presidential elections ... The Nationalist Party itself describes its ideology as standing on the four pillars of anti-imperialism, democratic republicanism, "Andean-Amazonic socialism" and Latinamericanism ...
Fergus Mc Ateer
... The son of Nationalist Party leader Eddie McAteer, Fergus was active in the civil rights movement of the late 1960s ... McAteer himself became prominent in the Nationalist Party ... In October 1977 he merged the Nationalist Party with Unity to form the Irish Independence Party (IIP), becoming joint chair with former Unity leader Frank McManus ...

More definitions of "nationalist":

  • (noun): An advocate of national independence of or a strong national government.
  • (noun): One who loves and defends his or her country.
    Synonyms: patriot

Famous quotes containing the word nationalist:

    The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does; the first attitude creates a feeling of responsibility, but the second a feeling of blind arrogance that leads to war.
    Sydney J. Harris (1917–1986)