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Definition of Allegiance

Allegiance

  1. The tie or obligation, implied or expressed, which a subject owes to his sovereign or government; the duty of fidelity to one's king, government, or state.
  2. Devotion; loyalty; as, allegiance to science.

Allegiance Quotations

We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community.
Haile Selassie

Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. A patriot shows their their patriotism through their actions, by their choice.
Jesse Ventura

If it is a crime to love the South, its cause and its President, then I am a criminal. I would rather lie down in this prison and die than leave it owing allegiance to a government such as yours.
Belle Boyd

I have heard something said about allegiance to the South. I know no South, no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance.
Henry Clay

Missing out an apostrophe or two does not make you an idiot. But equating party allegiance with nationhood certainly makes you a thug. And thugs don't often notice that they're thugs, usually because they're also idiots.
Robert Webb
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Allegiance Translations

allegiance in Spanish is obediencia
allegiance in Swedish is trohet
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