Their allegiances are fleeting and their numbers are growing.
Even before the podiums are occupied, we have pledged our allegiances.
My allegiances shifted precisely on the first Monday after Labor Day in 1971, when I walked into St. John's for the first time.
Finally, Faris gets fed up and dumps Dave, proving that her allegiances lie with Eric.
And it was impossible to know where their allegiances truly lay.
Nor were there two allegiances due, one to the community here, another to that of Great Britain.
Two allegiances, two promises … and no one could tell which she would choose.
The loyalties and allegiances to-day are at best provisional loyalties and allegiances.
They are based on allegiances and commitments contradicted by the pragmatics of today's world.
Mackenzie seems to be in two minds, pulled this way and that in response to two guiding notions and allegiances.
late 14c., from Anglo-French legaunce "loyalty of a liege-man to his lord," from Old French legeance, from liege (see liege); erroneously associated with Latin ligare "to bind;" corrupted in spelling by confusion with the now-obsolete legal term allegeance "alleviation." General figurative sense of "recognition of claims to respect or duty" is attested from 1732.