Associations to the word «Nation»
NATION, noun. An historically constituted, stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, ethnicity and/or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.
NATION, noun. (international legal) A sovereign state.
NATION, noun. (chiefly historical) An association of students based on their birthplace or ethnicity.
NATION, noun. (obsolete) A great number; a great deal.
NATION, noun. (rare) Damnation.
NATION, adverb. (rare) (dialectal) Extremely; very
NATION OF ISLAM, proper noun. A religious and political organization with the declared aim of "resurrecting" the spiritual, mental, social and economic condition of the black people of America and the world.
NATION OF LAWS, noun. (chiefly US) A nation-state that is subject to the rule of law.
NATION STATE, noun. Alternative spelling of nation-state
NATION STATES, noun. Plural of nation state
NATION, noun. 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".
NATION, noun. 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".
NATION, noun. United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911).
NATION, noun. A federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes); "the Shawnee nation".
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