Patriotism [pey-tree-uh-tiz-uh m or
devoted love, support, and defense of one's country; national loyalty.
[pey-tree-uh t, -ot or, esp. British, pa-tree-uh t]
a person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country and its interests with devotion.
Patriot became Patriotism because of instead of just one person being the patriot its a whole nation supporting it.