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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English aliegiaunce, from Anglo-Norman alegaunce (loyalty of a liege-servant to one's lord), a modification of Anglo-Norman legaunce influenced by other words starting with the prefix -a-, from Anglo-Norman lege, liege (liege, servant), of Germanic origin. More at liege.

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  • IPA(key): /əˈliː.dʒəns/
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allegiance (countable and uncountable, plural allegiances)

  1. Loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler.

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