Origin of patriotic
Examples from the Web for patriotically
Nobody is patriotically obliged to pay more tax than the law requires.The Right Way to Tax Mitt Romney
January 17, 2012
He had been patriotically celebrating the arrival of the American Squadron.The White Mice
Richard Harding Davis
They might persecute the Church just because the Church was patriotically Jewish.The Literature and History of New Testament Times
J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
"Wait until you see some English ones I have seen," he said patriotically.Amazing Grace
Kate Trimble Sharber
Patriotically hailed as cheese of the empire, when Germany had one.The Complete Book of Cheese
Robert Carlton Brown
We can approach the problem calmly and patriotically, without fearing its effect upon an early election.
Word Origin and History for patriotically
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.