Definitions

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  • adj. Steadfastly loyal, especially to a monarch or government.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Loyal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Loyal.
  • n. One who owes or renders allegiance; a native.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. steadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful monarch or government)

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Examples

  • Should they remain allegiant to their party and vote for Scott McAdams, the Democratic candidate?

    Donald Craig Mitchell: Daddy's Girl Versus Sarah's Boy: What's an Alaska Democrat to Do?

  • I can see why this angers our unimaginative voters who must be allegiant first to the two-party (Dem and Repub) system.

    Nader: I'm Running Again

  • In the midst of asking these very difficult questions, Munich declares family and home as that which it is most allegiant to even if, like a good dissenting citizen, it questions Israeli policy.

    Munich (2005)

  • Otherwise, the people who are caught in between, who aren't necessarily allegiant to al Qaeda but are fearful of who's going to come if al Qaeda isn't there, and who's in their backyard, they might turn back.

    CNN Transcript Sep 3, 2007

  • One allegiant to a foreign country, while selling out the interests of another, would be denominated a traitor.

    Think Progress » George Allen in stock disclosure controversy.

  • Your RE-Link shows what an allegiant heart you possess!

    Un-Banished

  • Alongside me are Cuban Bob, my allegiant manservant, and Ralph, my houseboy.

    Y.P.R.: Ask Not for Whom the Bell Tolls . . .

  • In another group, still allegiant to the gangsters, were men such as

    Chapter 50

  • "Promise that you will be true and allegiant to your liege sovereign."

    Via Crucis

  • Ye knights, that are sworn to honour, draw your unsullied swords for the honour of God! Men and youths, that bear arms by allegiance, be ye soldiers of Christ and allegiant to the Cross!

    Via Crucis

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