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noun 
  1. Excessive patriotism, eagerness for national superiority; jingoism.
  2. Unwarranted bias, favoritism, or devotion to one's own particular group, cause, or idea.
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Etymology: From chauvinisme (originally "idealistic devotion to Napoleon"), named from w:Nicolas Chauvin, Nicolas Chauvin de Rochefort, a soldier of the w:French First Republic, First Republic known for his excessive patriotism, especially famous after featuring as a character in Cogniard's play La Cocarde Tricolore.


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