nation

[n] - United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911) 2. [n] - a federation of tribes (especially native American tribes) 3. [n] - the people who live in a nation or country
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Nation

Na'tion noun [ French nation , Latin natio nation, race, orig., a being born, from natus , past participle of nasci , to be born, for gnatus , gnasci , from the same root as English kin . √44. See Kin kindred, and confer Cognate ,...
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nation

1. <ethnology> A part, or division, of the people of the earth, distinguished from the rest by common descent, language, or institutions; a race; a stock. 'All nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues.' (Rev. Vii. 9) ... 2. The body of inhabitants of a country, united under an independent government of their own. 'A nation is the unity ...
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Nation

Carry Nation noun United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)
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Nation

• (n.) A great number; a great deal; -- by way of emphasis; as, a nation of herbs. • (n.) A part, or division, of the people of the earth, distinguished from the rest by common descent, language, or institutions; a race; a stock. • (n.) One of the divisions of university students in a classification according to nativity, formerly co...
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nation

(from the article `tribe`) ...ceremonial activities. Tribes are usually composed of a number of smaller local communities (e.g., bands, villages, or neighborhoods) and may be ...
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nation

in medieval education, the basic organizational form of early European universities. A nation was formed when groups of students from a particular ... [1 related articles]
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Nation

As used in international economics, a nation is almost invariably a country, or occasionally a similar entity (e.g., Hong Kong) with a single, usually independent government.
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Nation

[university] Student nations or simply nations (natio meaning `being born`) are regional corporations of students at a university. Once widespread across Europe in medieval times, they are now largely restricted to the ancient universities of Sweden and Finland. The students, who were all born within the same region, usually spoke the same ...
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nation

Individuals whose common identity creates a psychological bond and a political community.
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Nation

A nation is a body of people, organised into a single state. One of the most characteristic of the ideas of the Age of the Renaissance was that of the Nation and its sovereign independence - an idea still very active in our own days. The Middle Ages had been dominated by the Catholic ideal of world unity. The great institutions of those ages were i...
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Nation

[Paris Métro and RER] Nation is a station of the Paris Métro and of Île-de-France`s regional high-speed RER. It serves lines 1, 2, 6 and 9 of the Paris Métro and line A of the RER. It takes its name from its location at the Place de la Nation. The line 1 station opened as part of the first stage of the line between Porte de Vincennes an...
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nation

a politically organized body of people under a government
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