Synonyms for nation

Synonyms for (noun) nation

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: political entity, political unit

Definition: a unit with political responsibilities


Synonyms: nation

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

Usage: the Shawnee nation

Similar words: confederacy, confederation, federation

Definition: a union of political organizations


Synonyms: Nation, Carry Amelia Moore Nation, Carry Nation

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

Similar words: dry, prohibitionist

Definition: a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages