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Definition of Nation
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
- A nation
is a stable community
of people, formed
on the basis
of a common
language, territory, history, ethnicity, or psychological
- The Nation
is the oldest continuously published
in the United
States, covering progressive political
news, opinion, and analysis...
- The Daily Nation
is the highest circulation Kenyan independent newspaper
with 170,000 copies. The Daily Nation
in the year 1958 as a Swahili...
- Roc Nation
, LLC is an American entertainment company founded
by Jay-Z in 2008. The company
in New York City, London, Nashville, and Los Angeles...
- Fox Nation
is an American subscrption streaming service featuring programming separate
from Fox News Channel. It began
as an opinion website operated
- 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
. It was established
- The Cherokee Nation
(Cherokee: ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ, Tsalagihi Ayeli
or ᏣᎳᎩᏰᎵ "Tsalagiyehli"), also known
as the Cherokee Nation
of Oklahoma, is the largest
- Carrie Amelia Nation
(forename sometimes spelled
25, 1846 – June 9, 1911) was an American woman
who was a radical member
of the temperance...
- In Canada, the First Nations
(French: Premières Nations
) are the predominant indigenous peoples
in Canada south
of the Arctic
in the Arctic...
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