the Pledge of Allegiance

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: a formal promise of loyalty to the United States that groups of people say together

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“The Pledge of Allegiance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Pledge%20of%20Allegiance. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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