Allegiance – Loyalty or commitment to a ruler, country or group
To remember the definition of the word allegiance, use the following mnemonic:
A legion of ants (allegiance) all saluted and showed their loyalty to their leader.
Examples of allegiance in a sentence
He had no allegiance to the stranger so decided to tell the police that he was the thief
She had an allegiance to the crown.
Standing opposite the flag, I placed my right hand on my heart to recite the pledge of allegiance.