ALLEGIANCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALLEGIANCE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion
Classic Sentence:
1  Not that India ever reproached him or even indicated by look or gesture that she was aware of his abruptly changed allegiance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  Any prisoner who will take the oath of allegiance and enlist for Indian service for two years will be released and sent West.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  Others who were permitted to take the oath, hotly refused to do so, scorning to swear allegiance to a government which was deliberately subjecting them to cruelty and humiliation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
4  I myself am a savage, owning no allegiance but to the King of the Cannibals; and ready at any moment to rebel against him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
5  Instinct had prompted her to put away her husband's bounty in casting off her allegiance.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXVI
6  I had given in allegiance to duty and order; I was quiet; I believed I was content: to the eyes of others, usually even to my own, I appeared a disciplined and subdued character.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
7  I cannot accept on His behalf a divided allegiance: it must be entire.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
8  Yet Daniele was still a man capable of a man's free allegiance.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
9  Every one is born a subject to his father, or his prince, and is therefore under the perpetual tie of subjection and allegiance.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  They didn't want to salute the flag, saying that kind of allegiance is only for God.
2  The allegiance of our allies is held by rather tenuous ties; we all should see it's in dangerous.
3  He will abjure his allegiance to the king.
4  The allegiance of a true patriot is to the country and the principles it stands on, not to a leader.
5  He took an oath of allegiance to his adopted country.
6  When he is sworn into office he will have to pledge his allegiance to the republican constitution.
7  The union needs to retain the allegiance of all its members for the strike to succeed.