nation


nation
01. The entire [nation] celebrated when their soccer team came home with the Olympic gold medal.
02. The Independence Day celebrations will be televised [nationally] beginning at 5:00 Pacific time.
03. The President will be addressing the [nation] this evening at six o'clock.
04. The Parti Quebecois is a [nationalist] organization which is working to achieve independence for Quebec.
05. The entire [nation] is watching tonight as efforts are made to rescue a little girl trapped in a well.
06. My neighbor's daughter has two [nationalities] because her mother is Japanese, and her father is South African.
07. The government has announced plans to [nationalize] the gas industry.
08. John Kennedy once said, "A man may die, [nations] may rise and fall, but an idea lives on."
09. Conflicts with other countries always stir up feelings of [nationalism] among the populace.
10. Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau once remarked that the government has no business in the bedrooms of the [nation].
11. There is a Belgian proverb which observes that happy [nations] have no history.
12. There is a German proverb which observes that sometimes the whole [nation] has to pay for the foolish deed of one man.
13. With nearly 11 million horses within its borders, China is the leader of all [nations] for horse population.
14. Bird droppings are a chief export of Nauru, an island [nation] in the Western Pacific.
15. Following independence, Zambia's leader [nationalized] 80% of the economy.
16. In May of 1951, the Shah of Persia approved the [nationalization] of the country's oil industry.

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  • NATION — LA NATION n’est pas une réalité concrète, mais une idée. Elle n’est pas du même ordre que les formations sociales primaires telles que les clans, les tribus, les villages et les cités. Aucun des facteurs qui expliquent la formation de ces… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nation — (vor dem 14. Jahrhundert ins Deutsche übernommen, von lat. natio, „Geburt, Herkunft, Volk“) bezeichnet größere Gruppen oder Kollektive von Menschen, denen gemeinsame kulturelle Merkmale wie Sprache, Tradition, Sitten, Gebräuche oder Abstammung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • nation — Nation. s. f. Terme collectif. Tous les habitants d un mesme Estat, d un mesme pays, qui vivent sous mesmes loix, & usent de mesme langage &c. Nation puissante. nation belliqueuse, guerriere. nation civilisée. nation grossiere. nation barbare,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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  • Nation — Na tion, n. [F. nation, L. natio nation, race, orig., a being born, fr. natus, p. p. of nasci, to be born, for gnatus, gnasci, from the same root as E. kin. [root]44. See {Kin} kindred, and cf. {Cognate}, {Natal}, {Native}.] 1. (Ethnol.) A part,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nation — Sf std. (14. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. nātio ( ōnis), einer Ableitung von l. nāscī (nātus sum) geboren werden , das mit l. genus n. Geschlecht, Art, Gattung verwandt ist. Ausgangsbedeutung ist also Gemeinschaft von Menschen derselben… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Nation — Nation: Das seit dem Ende des 14. Jh.s bezeugte Fremdwort geht auf lat. natio (nationis) »das Geborenwerden; das Geschlecht; der ‹Volks›stamm, das Volk« zurück, das zu lat. nasci (< * gnasci) »geboren werden, entstehen« bzw. zu dem… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Nation — (latin) kan både betyde indbegrebet af de mennesker, som har sprog og afstamning fælles. Være en betegnelse for den del af dem, som lever under fælles politisk styring. Endelig en stats indbyggere, uanset om de er forskellige i sprog og… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • nation — (n.) c.1300, from O.Fr. nacion birth, rank; descendants, relatives; country, homeland (12c.) and directly from L. nationem (nom. natio) birth, origin; breed, stock, kind, species; race of people, tribe, lit. that which has been born, from natus,… …   Etymology dictionary