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Definition of Nations

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 Nations from wikipedia

- group Thus the phrase "nations of the world" could be referring to the top-level governments (as in the name for the United Nations), various large geographical...
- friendly relations among nations, achieving international cooperation, and being a center for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most...
- United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) is the second-largest of the four major office sites of the United Nations (second to the United Nations Headquarters...
- In Canada, the First Nations (French: Premières Nations [pʁəmjɛʁ nɑsjɔ̃]) are the predominant indigenous peoples in Canada south of the Arctic Circle....
- of Nations, abbreviated as LN or LoN, (French: Société des Nations [sɔsjete de nɑsjɔ̃], abbreviated as "SDN" or "SdN" and meaning "Society of Nations")...
- films, legal affairs, music, peace and disarmament, poetry, and the United Nations. Circulation peaked at 187,000 in 2006 but by 2010 had dropped to 145,000...
- slot will go to a Team GB ****embled by the Home Nations' ****ociations. In 1883, the first Home Nations Championship was pla**** between England, Ireland...
- Commonwealth of Nations at Wikimedia Commons Commonwealth of Nations travel guide from Wikivoyage Commonwealth Secretariat The Commonwealth of Nations Network...
- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children around...
- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la...
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