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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...
- In Canada, the First Nations (French: Premières Nations) are the predominant indigenous peoples in Canada south of the Arctic Circle. Those in the Arctic...
- 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...
- Roc Nation, LLC is an American entertainment agency founded by Jay-Z in 2008. The company has offices in New York City, London, Nashville, and Los Angeles...
- People Nation is an alliance of street gangs generally ****ociated with the Chicago area. They are rivals to the Folk Nation alliance of gangs. The People...
- friendly relations among nations, achieving international co-operation, and being a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. It was established after...
- The Five-Percent Nation, sometimes referred to as the Nation of Gods and Earths (NGE/NOGE) or the Five Percenters, is a movement founded in 1964 in the...
- The Cherokee Nation (Cherokee: ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ, Tsalagihi Ayeli or ᏣᎳᎩᏰᎵ "Tsalagiyehli"), also known as the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, is the largest of three...
- 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...
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