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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 na·tion·al·ism /ˈnæʃnəˌlɪzəm, ˈnæʃənḷˌɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Na·tion·al·ism n.
 1. The state of being national; national attachment; nationality.
 2. An idiom, trait, or character peculiar to any nation.
 3. National independence; the principles of the Nationalists.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it [syn: patriotism]
      2: the doctrine that your national culture and interests are
         superior to any other [ant: multiculturalism, internationalism]
      3: the aspiration for national independence felt by people
         under foreign domination
      4: the doctrine that nations should act independently (rather
         than collectively) to attain their goals [ant: internationalism]