Amor patriae



love of one’s country; patriotism.
Historical Examples

When he goes to State dinners to fill out his skin,amor patriae leaks out as the turtle goes in.
Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870 Various

It is but the English amor patriae carried to too great an excess.
Diary in America, Series Two Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

The social virtues were unknown, the amor patriae became a chimera.
The System of Nature, Volume 2 Paul Henri Thiery (Baron D’Holbach)

noun
love of one’s country; patriotism

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