బ్రౌను నిఘంటువు నుండి[<small>మార్చు</small>]
నామవాచకం, s, స్వదేశాభిమానము. నామవాచకం, s, (add,) "Partiotism is one of ourparticular affections, which seems most remote fromself-love, and approaches nearest to the verge of that general benevolence which Christianity inspires.
- As general benevolence includes Patriotism, so Patriotism, which is limited to a more confined sphere of action, includes friendship, family love, and in short, all our individual attachments.
- Fellowess Body of Theology 1809 (ia Monthly Rev. vol. 61 page 266) Compare the statement in Encycl Brit అభిమానము, దేశాభిమానము.