Examples from the Web for patriotic
But these are all things that every patriotic American should celebrate.
It is this kind of abstraction that leads to more mythology, more heroic narratives, more undertones of patriotic martyrdom.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots|Nathan Bradley Bethea|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We sat on the grass, in the hot twilight, watching the fireworks burst in patriotic showers of light over Independence.
However, only candidates who are screened by the 1,200-piece panel and deemed “patriotic” will appear on the ballot.
As the ceasefire fails, patriotic fighters could be in short supply.Bitter Survivors and Caravans of Coffins from Ukraine’s “Eastern Boiler”|Anna Nemtsova|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the outset of the war there was a great flare of patriotic enthusiasm in Russia.A Short History of the World|H. G. Wells
We found an old, but obliging, Roman Catholic in possession of the premises, once so bravely defended by their patriotic owner.The Vaudois of Piedmont|John Napper Worsfold
Was addressed to Viscount Molesworth, a distinguished Whig; and the author of several works written in a patriotic spirit.Ireland in the Days of Dean Swift|Jonathan Swift and J. Bowles (John Bowles) Daly
After the customary loyal and patriotic toasts, the Royal Chairman briefly but earnestly pleaded the cause of the charity.
At a later period this scheme, then no more than the dream of a past age, brought a patriotic citizen of Lucca to the scaffold.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy|Jacob Burckhardt
Word Origin and History for patriotic
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.