Definitions for nation

Definitions for (noun) nation

Main entry: land, nation, country

Definition: the people who live in a nation or country

Usage: a statement that sums up the nation's mood; the news was announced to the nation; the whole country worshipped him

Main entry: res publica, state, country, commonwealth, body politic, nation, land

Definition: a politically organized body of people under a single government

Usage: 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

Main entry: nation

Definition: a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)

Usage: the Shawnee nation

Main entry: Nation, Carry Amelia Moore Nation, Carry Nation

Definition: United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)

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