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From Middle English aliegiaunce, from Anglo-Norman legaunce (loyalty of a liege-servant to one's lord), from Old French legeance, from Old French lege, liege (liege, servant), of Germanic origin. More at liege.

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allegiance (countable and uncountable, plural allegiances)

  1. Loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler.

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