Definitions for allegianceəˈli dʒəns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

al•le•gianceəˈli dʒəns(n.)

  1. the loyalty of citizens to their government.

  2. loyalty or devotion to some person, group, cause, or the like.

Origin of allegiance:

1350–1400; ME aliegiaunce=a- (prob. a -5) +liegeliege+-aunce -ance ; cf. MF ligeance

al•le′giant-dʒənt(adj.)

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.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

allegiance(noun)

loyalty to a person, group, idea etc

I have no allegiance to any political party.

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