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Definition of Nation

Nation
Nation 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. 4. (a) One of the divisions of university students in a classification according to nativity, formerly common in Europe. (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

- A nation is a stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, history, ethnicity, or psychological make-up manifested...
- The Nation is the oldest continuously published w****ly magazine in the United States, covering progressive political and cultural news, opinion, and analysis...
- The Cherokee Nation (Cherokee: ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ, Tsalagihi Ayeli or ᏣᎳᎩᏰᎵ "Tsalagiyehli"), also known as the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, is the largest of three...
- Fox Nation is an American subscription streaming service and spinoff from Fox News Channel. It began as an opinion website operated by Fox News on March...
- friendly relations among nations, achieving international cooperation, and being a center for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most...
- The Nation is an English-language daily newspaper based in La****, ****stan since 1986. Rameeza Nizami is the Executive Editor of The Nation. She is the...
- A nation state is a state in which the great majority shares the same culture and are conscious of it. The nation state is an ideal in which cultural...
- Carrie Amelia Nation (forename sometimes spelled Carry; November 25, 1846 – June 9, 1911) was an American woman who was a radical member of the temperance...
- The Folk Nation (also known as Folk) is an alliance of American street gangs originating from the Chicago area, in 1978. The gang has since spread throughout...
- The Daily Nation is the highest circulation Kenyan independent newspaper with 170,000 copies. The Daily Nation was started in the year 1958 as a Swahili...
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