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civic pride

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n civic pride pride in your city
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Usage

In literature:

He enjoyed the reputation of being an honest, fearless jurist, and supported by a growing civic pride, his decisions gave satisfaction.
"The Outlet" by Andy Adams
Civic pride, above all, civic ambition, had been touched to the quick.
"Lahoma" by John Breckinridge Ellis
When The Merion Civic Association was conceived, the spirit of local pride was seemingly not present in the community.
"The Americanization of Edward Bok" by Edward William Bok
He fairly bubbled over with civic pride, and he was an authority on all matters pertaining to Brampton's history.
"Coniston, Complete" by Winston Churchill
It touched their civic pride.
"The Tides of Barnegat" by F. Hopkinson Smith
Civic pride had almost become civic fanaticism in Lebanon.
"The World For Sale, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
And civic pride had been his one great virtue.
"Golden Stories" by Various
DR. MORRIS: There you have civic pride brought into your psychology.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
As a matter of fact, it was civic pride that compelled us to come in here and eat.
"The Motor Girls on Crystal Bay" by Margaret Penrose
Mr. Reesling's animosity gave way to civic pride.
"Anderson Crow, Detective" by George Barr McCutcheon
The prodigious development of the new port was accompanied by a growing civic pride and the demand for better public buildings.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
You see, Potter, civic pride is a big asset to a newspaper.
"The Coming of the Law" by Charles Alden Seltzer
But beauty of situation was not the only source of civic pride.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Although some of our cities, as well as foreign ones, carry civic pride to an almost ridiculous extent, it is a good fault.
"Teaching the Child Patriotism" by Kate Upson Clarke
Civic pride and ambition were aroused.
"Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" by George Randolph Chester
Prior to the catastrophe public health organization was not a matter for civic pride.
"Catastrophe and Social Change" by Samuel Henry Prince
And the spirit of Hickory Ridge was aroused in civic pride.
"Great Hike" by Alan Douglas
Civic pride nowhere else burns so bright.
"The Unpopular Review, Number 19" by Various
Paper, bits of lunch, and the like scattered on the streets around your school show lack of school spirit and lack of civic pride.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
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In poetry:

Ring out false pride in place and blood,
The civic slander and the spite;
Ring in the love of truth and right,
Ring in the common love of good.
"Ring Out, Wild Bells" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Thus gains he, with the virile gown,
The fasces and the civic crown,
The forum of the free;
Not more to Rome's high law allied
Is Devonport in all his pride
Or Lipton's self than he.
"Songs Of Education: IV. Citizenship" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In news:

Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels: 48,000 take first step of civic pride .
Scotland's civic pride and example.
Civic pride Inverness architect Daniel Liebermann's career wasn't built in a day—neither, he points out, was the Marin County Civic Center.
Biggest Super Bowl perk was a dose of civic pride .
An investment with civic pride .
The Hillsdale Garden Club has organized a new award acknowledging gardening efforts reflecting civic pride in Hillsdale County.
Those who attend the Niles Flagpole dedication ceremonies on June 12 will be treated to more than the sight of civic pride in action.
The re is a civic pride at Livestrong Sporting Park, with new US citizens being sworn in and media worlds converging.
NEPONSET — The Neponset Pride civic organization will hold its annual community wiener roast Thursday at the Neponset Community Building.
Events in 2012 make this a year of great civic and sporting pride for Britain, but little goodwill seems to be rubbing off on the Government.
Civic Coliseum, 7:30 p.m.Promotion: Pride in America Night.
I am appalled that I feel compelled to write this week's column on civic pride.
Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels: 48,000 take first step of civic pride.
Then now's the time to step up as an ambassador for your community and perform your civic duty by pridefully nominating your Anywhere, USA.
The photography monolith hitting rock bottom is a blow to the northwestern New York market's civic pride, but it's not quite the shot to its economic wellbeing that outsiders might assume.
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