What does allegiance mean?

Definitions for allegianceəˈli dʒəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commitment, allegiance, loyalty, dedication(noun)

    the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action

    "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"

  2. allegiance, fealty(noun)

    the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)

Wiktionary

  1. allegiance(Noun)

    Loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler.

  2. Origin: From aliegiaunce, from legaunce, from legeance, from lege, liege, of origin. More at liege.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Allegiance(noun)

    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. Allegiance(noun)

    devotion; loyalty; as, allegiance to science

Freebase

  1. Allegiance

    An allegiance is a duty of fidelity said to be owed by a subject or a citizen to his/her state or sovereign.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Allegiance

    al-lēj′i-ans, n. the duty of a subject to his liege or sovereign.—adj. Allē′giant. [L. ad, to, and Liege.]

CrunchBase

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of allegiance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of allegiance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Abbas Ibrahim:

    In the recent period about 700 new fighters pledged allegiance, and so they are now more than 1,000 fighters.

  2. Dietrich Bonhoeffer:

    To endure the cross is not tragedy it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.

  3. Janos Arnay:

    It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied allegiance to truth in unimportant matters, to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.

  4. Andrew Johnson:

    Our government sprang from and was made for the people -- not the people for the government. To them it owes an allegiance from them it must derive its courage, strength, and wisdom.

  5. J Danforth Quayle:

    ... I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe.

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