Meaning of matriotism in English:

matriotism

noun

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  • Love for one's country, university, or other institution regarded in the role of a mother.

Pronunciation

matriotism

/ˈmatrɪətɪz(ə)m/ /ˈmeɪtrɪətɪz(ə)m/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Russell Lowell (1819–1891), author and diplomat. From matri- + -otism, after patriotism.