Definition of nations. Meaning of nations. Synonyms of nations
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Definition of nations
NationNation Na"tion, n. [F. nation, L. natio nation, race, orig., a
being born, fr. natus, p. p. of nasci, to be born, for
gnatus, gnasci, from the same root as E. kin. [root]44. See
Kin kindred, and cf. Cognate, Natal, Native.]
1. (Ethnol.) A part, or division, of the people of the earth,
distinguished from the rest by common descent, language,
or institutions; a race; a stock.
All nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues.
--Rev. vii. 9.
2. The body of inhabitants of a country, united under an
independent government of their own.
A nation is the unity of a people. --Coleridge.
Praise the power that hath made and preserved us a
nation. --F. S. Key.
3. Family; lineage. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
(a) One of the divisions of university students in a
classification according to nativity, formerly common
(b) (Scotch Universities) One of the four divisions (named
from the parts of Scotland) in which students were
classified according to their nativity.
5. A great number; a great deal; -- by way of emphasis; as, a
nation of herbs. --Sterne.
Five nations. See under Five.
Law of nations. See International law, under
International, and Law.
Syn: people; race. See People.
Meaning of nation from wikipedia
to a community
, descent, or history. a nation state
- nation's giant
hamburgers, or simply
nation's, is a privately
held el cerrito
-based fast food diner chain
. the chain,
- and absolute poverty
less than the mean for rich nations though combined private
and public social expenditures
- the first nations
are the various aboriginal peoples
who are neither inuit
nor métis there
over 630 recognized
process, as there
is no definition
that is binding
on all the members
of the community
of nations concerning
- the nation
is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine
in the united
states. it is published
by the nation
company, l.p., at 33
- the plateau contains
the nation's oldest
rock formations, some of them over one billion years
in such fashion, india
- the nation state
is a state
that self-identifies as deriving
its political legitimacy
as a sovereign entity
for a nation
- today, milan
are the nation's leaders
in architectural design
and industrial design
. the city of milan hosts
- is a socially constructed
or political ideology
a strong identification
of a group
with a nation