Associations to the word «Nationality»


NATIONALITY, noun. Membership of a particular nation or state, by origin, birth, naturalization, ownership, allegiance or otherwise.
NATIONALITY, noun. National, i.e. ethnic and/or cultural, character or identity.
NATIONALITY, noun. A people sharing a common origin, culture and/or language, and possibly constituting a nation-state.
NATIONALITY, noun. Political existence, independence or unity as a national entity.
NATIONALITY, noun. (archaic) Nationalism or patriotism.
NATIONALITY SIGN, noun. An oval sign attached to the back of a road vehicle to show the nationality of the vehicle.

Dictionary definition

NATIONALITY, noun. People having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation; "immigrants of the same nationality often seek each other out"; "such images define their sense of nationality".
NATIONALITY, noun. The status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne