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Noun
/ˈnāSHən/,
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nations, plural;
  1. A large aggregate of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular country or territory
    • - leading industrialized nations
  2. A North American Indian people or confederation of peoples


  1. state: a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
  2. the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him"
  3. United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)
  4. a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes); "the Shawnee nation"
  5. (national) a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
  6. (national) of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country; "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark"
  7. A nation is a group of people who share culture, ethnic origin and language, often possessing or seeking its own independent government. ...
  8. Nation is the eighth studio album by Brazilian thrash metal band Sepultura, released in 2001 through Roadrunner Records. ...
  9. Discworld is a comedic fantasy book series by English author Sir Terry Pratchett, set on the Discworld, a flat world balanced on the backs of four elephants which, in turn, stand on the back of a giant turtle, Great A'Tuin. The books frequently parody, or at least take inspiration from, J. R. ...
  10. Nation was a live music/club venue located at 1015 Half Street SE, in the Navy Yard/Near Southeast neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Its was larger than any other club in the D.C. area with three levels indoors and a multi-level outdoor patio. ...
  11. Nation is a Terry Pratchett novel, published in the UK on September 11, 2008. It is the first non-Discworld Pratchett novel since Johnny and the Bomb (1996). Pratchett took his editors by surprise by writing it before the previously scheduled Tiffany Aching conclusion. ...
  12. Nation is a station of the Paris Métro and of Île-de-France's regional RER. It serves lines 1, 2, 6 and 9 of the Paris Métro and line A of the RER.
  13. A group of people sharing aspects of language, culture and/or ethnicity; A historically constituted, stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, and psychological make-up manifested in a common culture; (international law) A sovereign state; ...
  14. (National) a term referring to the central organization of a given fraternity or sorority
  15. (National) Any person who is from the country to which a missionary is going.
  16. (National) First taking place in Los Angeles in 1980, this yearly convention is the largest for sports memorabilia collectors. Also known as the National Sports Collectors Convention.
  17. (national) means a natural person who has the nationality of a Party according to Annex 2.1 or a permanent resident of a Party;
  18. (National) The highest tournament level within one country or geographical unit.
  19. (National) The governing body and staff of each National Fraternity who oversees the local chapter.
  20. (NATIONAL) A commercial running throughout the country.
  21. (National) A category of trials in CTRP, National Cooperative Group Trials.
  22. (National) A citizen or subject of a particular nation who is entitled to its protection.
  23. (National) A synonym for citizen.
  24. (National) Any flag displaying the national arms or a stars and stripes color that does not have any state emblems added.
  25. (National) Church - The term "national church" or "independent church" is most often used within (but is not limited to) the Anglican Communion and Orthodox Christianity. It is usually a reference to a church organization that claims pastoral jurisdiction over a nation. ...