I guess he wanted to prove how patriotic he had been while serving his country.
Jimi was doing something beautiful with the song and put his twist on it to give it a patriotic feel.
Melinda Liu on why Beijing needs to keep a lid on the demonstrations while also sympathizing with the patriotic zeal.
patriotic hackers, as the name implies, are people who wage cyberwarfare in the name of a country.
Myriam was as tough as she was tender, as patriotic as she was progressive.
Those 'patriotic Englishmen' are, many of them, in high positions.
"patriotic" history and dithyrambic literature never can do it.
And yet our Esther is a heroine—capable, energetic, brave, and patriotic.
It is understood that Col. Lawrence will commence this benevolent and patriotic work in the spring or early summer.
"No boy so patriotic as you are should have a name like that," he said.
1650s, "of one's own country," from French patriotique or directly from Late Latin patrioticus, from Greek patriotikos, from patriotes (see patriot). Meaning "loyal, supporting one's own country" is from 1757. Related: Patriotical.