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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 Nations from wikipedia
Thus the phrase
of the world" could
to the top-level governments
(as in the name for the United Nations
), various large
- United Nations
(UN) is an intergovernmental organization
that aims to maintain international peace
and security, develop friendly relations among nations
- The Commonwealth
, generally known simply
as the Commonwealth, is a political
****ociation of 54 member
all of which
- The Six Nations Championship
(known as the Guinness
reasons) is an annual international
men's rugby union competition
- films, legal
affairs, music, peace
and disarmament, poetry, and the United Nations
. Circulation peaked
at 187,000 in 2006 but by 2010 had dropped
- The League
as LON (French: Société des Nations
[sɔsjete de nɑsjɔ̃], abbreviated
as SDN or SdN), was the first worldwide
- The United Nations Office
(UNOG) in Geneva, Switzerland, is one of the four major offices
of the United Nations where numerous different
- The First Nations
(French: Premières Nations
[pʁəmjɛʁ nɑsjɔ̃]) are the largest group
of Canadian indigenous
from the Inuit
2016. The Nations
is a comedic
take on the travelogue, where
two comedian hosts travel
each of their respective nations
, discussing which
- Righteous Among
(Hebrew: חֲסִידֵי אֻמּוֹת הָעוֹלָם, ḥasidei ummot
ha`olam "righteous (plural) of the world's nations
") is an honorific
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