allegiant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj allegiant steadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful monarch or government) "it is impossible to be allegiant to two opposing forces"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Allegiant Loyal.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • allegiant Loyal.
    • n allegiant One who owes or renders allegiance; a native.
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Quotations

  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
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    “Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.”
  • John F. Kennedy
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    “For if Freedom and Communism were to compete for mans allegiance in a world at peace, I would look to the future with ever increasing confidence.”

Usage

In literature:

The allegiance of certain states, however, depended on the strength of the central power.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
The Cinque Ports were changing their allegiance.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
Natural subjects owe allegiance; but we owe none.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Before the arrival of Titus both armies had sworn allegiance to 6 Otho.
"Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II" by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
It set up a state within the British state and laid down a test of allegiance to the new order.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
Vassals swore allegiance to their immediate superior.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: History" by Ontario Ministry of Education
There was no need to appeal to his oaths of allegiance.
"Sunrise" by William Black
You have just taken an oath of allegiance to the United States.
"President Wilson's Addresses" by Woodrow Wilson
I have never yielded allegiance to the Czar.
"The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood" by Arthur Griffiths
In the first place, the duke owed no allegiance to the existing government of France.
"The History of Napoleon Buonaparte" by John Gibson Lockhart
Parts of eastern Turkestan still showed some measure of allegiance to Wei, but only because at the time it had no stronger opponent.
"A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]" by Wolfram Eberhard
He must find a more solid foundation on which to rest his own soul's loyalty and allegiance.
"A Book of Quaker Saints" by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
And if perchance one or two strayed from the fold of strict allegiance, the majority were cruel in punishment.
"American Sketches" by Charles Whibley
This broke the last tie which held the Southern Whigs in national allegiance.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
The psychology of the Allisons' allegiance did not differ from that of innumerable other families.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
He was no longer single-hearted in his allegiance to the forest.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
Similar oaths of allegiance came from all the provinces occupied by the French.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
It transcends vastly the bounds of racial allegiance.
"Right Above Race" by Otto Hermann Kahn
Should he transfer his allegiance?
"Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers
The oath of allegiance in America is to the nation only.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
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In poetry:

Why do you front the sun so obstinately,
American eagle?
As if you owed him an old old grudge, great sun: or an old,
old allegiance.
"Eagle In New Mexico" by D H Lawrence
And such the hope that fills thy heart,
O Life! on some allegiant world
Round Procyon's throne of thunder whirled
Or poised in Spica's gulf apart.
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
Learning as evening learns, the grave allegiance
Only to see through glass and not to share
A kingdom kind, a room’s ordained effulgence;
Bound an honour castaway as air
"A Refugee" by Lilian Bowes Lyon
Say, ye apostate and profane,
Wretches, who blush not to disdain
Allegiance to your God,--
Did e'er your idly wasted love
Of virtue for her sake remove
And lift you from the crowd?
"An Ode, On Reading Mr. Richardson's History Of Sir Charles Grandison" by William Cowper
Not a broken, brief obedience
Doth the Lord of heaven demand;
He requires your whole allegiance,
Words and deeds, and heart and hand:
God will hold divided sway
With no deity of clay.
""Ye cannot serve God and Mammon"" by John Bowring
Mothers of Men, most patient, tenderly slow to discover
The loss of the old allegiance that may not return again.
You give a man to the world, you give a woman a lover—
Where is your solace then when the time of giving is over,
Mothers of Men?
"Mothers Of Men" by Theodosia Garrison

In news:

EVERETT, Washington — A spokesman for Allegiant Air says it remains interested in flying from Paine Field.
(AP) — A spokesman for Allegiant Air says it remains interested in flying from Paine Field.
Allegiant has announced it'll be offering nonstop jet service between Provo, Utah, and Phoenix starting in February.
Ground crew load luggage on the Allegiant jet heading to Sanford Florida on Wednesday ZIA NIZAMI — znizami@bnd.com Buy Photo.
Ground crew load luggage on the Allegiant jet heading to Sanford Florida on Wednesday ZIA NIZAMI — znizami@bnd.com.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has created a different model than major airlines, allowing it to thrive in Eugene and elsewhere.
An Allegiant Air flight prepares to land at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
Allegiant Air Ends Fort Collins Service on Monday.
After serving the Fort Collins/Loveland airport for 9 years Allegiant Airlines will end its northern Colorado flights on Monday.
Allegiant Air quietly departs Loveland's airport for last time.
Allegiant Airlines offers $99 one-way fares to Hawaii.
Allegiant Airlines offers $99 one-way fares from Bellingham to Hawaii.
Michael Patrick Shiels spoke in studio with Bob Selig, Executive Director of the Capital Region International Airport, about the re-addition of Allegiant Air to the Lansing area.
Angela Wittrock MLive Media Group Chris Holman, chair of the Capital Region International Airport Authority board of directors, announced the return of Allegiant Airlines to airport Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012.
Allegiant Air is returning to Lansing's Capital Region International Airport, the airline announced Tuesday.
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In science:

Keck spectra of high-z supernova candidates, my primary allegiance was with the HZT.
Einstein's Biggest Blunder? High-Redshift Supernovae and the Accelerating Universe
Stapp repeatedly stresses that “all the assumptions used in [his] proof are elements of orthodox quantum philosophy”. At root, it is precisely Stapp’s allegiance to this philosophy which prevents him from constructing a valid proof.
Bell Locality and the Nonlocal Character of Nature
In the alternative to Stapp’s approach advocated by Bell and elaborated here, we begin not with an arbitrary allegiance to the orthodox quantum philosophy, but with a straightforward, mathematically precise definition of local causality, motivated exclusively by relativity theory.
Bell Locality and the Nonlocal Character of Nature
Natural science puts something close to this hierarchical view into practice, but in a way that is constrained and handicapped by general allegiance to standard empiricism (SE), and it is this which damages science in a variety of ways, as we shall now see.
Do We Need a Scientific Revolution?
Assumptions and associated methods of science have improved over the centuries (or we would still be stuck with pre-Galilean, Aristotelian science), but it has come about in an implicit, almost furtive fashion, retarded by general allegiance to SE.7 3.
Do We Need a Scientific Revolution?
The intellectual content of science, shaped by allegiance to SE, consists of theory and evidence.
Do We Need a Scientific Revolution?
Science would be very different if shaped by allegiance to AOE.
Do We Need a Scientific Revolution?
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