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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 co-operation, and being a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. It was established after...
- 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...
- of Nations, abbreviated as LN or LoN, (French: Société des Nations, [sɔsjete de nasjɔ̃] abbreviated as "SDN" or "SdN" and meaning "Society of Nations")...
- In Canada, the First Nations (French: Premières Nations) are the predominant indigenous peoples in Canada south of the Arctic Circle. Those in the Arctic...
- Six Nations may refer to: Peoples Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy, a group of First Nations/Native American people that originally consisted of...
- Commonwealth of Nations at Wikimedia Commons Commonwealth of Nations travel guide from Wikivoyage Commonwealth Secretariat The Commonwealth of Nations Network...
- 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...
- The Six Nations Championship (known as the Guinness Six Nations for sponsorship reasons) is an annual international rugby union competition between the...
- the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist...
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