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Nation

Nation appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Dr. Johnson and Mr. Johnson, after great consideration, came to the conclusion that the Indian nation beyond the Indian Ocean is back in education because the chief occupation is cultivation.

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun nation:

commonwealthnationlandstatecountry

Definition of the noun nation

What does nation mean as a name of something?

Nation is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural:

  • nation: nations
  • Nation: Nations

  1. a politically organized body of people under a single government
  2. the people who live in a nation or country
  3. United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)
  4. a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)

Definition of the adverb nation

What does nation mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. [chiefly dialect] Extremely; very

Film

"Nation" is a 2011 documentary drama film written by Homer Etminani.

Phrases with Nation

Phrases starting with the word Nation:

  1. nation-state
  2. nation of islam
  3. Nation-building

Phrases ending with the word Nation:

  1. Test Nation
  2. asian nation
  3. carry nation
  4. First Nation
  5. islam nation
  6. rogue nation
  7. balkan nation
  8. african nation
  9. Red Sox Nation
  10. european nation
  11. across the nation
  12. most-favored-nation
  13. scandinavian nation
  14. north american nation
  15. south american nation
  16. central american nation
  17. Southern Cherokee Nation

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Nation

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Google previewThe Wonders of Nature and Art, Etc (1828)

The fourth nation is that of the Copts, who are Egyptian Christians; these have a small oratory near the holy sepulchre. The fifth nation is the Armenian. They have the chapel of St. Helena, and that where the soldiers cast lots for, and divided ...

Google previewTravels in Greece, Palestine, Egypt and Barbary (1818)

During the Years 1806 and 1807 by François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand

The fourth nation is that of the Copts, who are Egyptian Christians: these have a small oratory near the Holy Sepulchre. " The fifth nation is the Armenian. They have the chapel of St. Helena, and that where the soldiers cast lots for, and divided, ...

Google previewTravels to Jerusalem and the Holy Land (1835)

Through Egypt by François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand

The fourth nation is that of the Copts, who are Egyptian Christians : these have a small oratory near the Holy Sepulchre. " The fifth nation is the Armenian. They have the chapel of St. Helena, and that where the soldiers cast lots for, and divided ...

Google previewLibrary for the people. (Division 1). The wonders of nature and art. (Division 2). (A display of the arts of life and society). (Division 3). Worthies of the United Kingdom. (Division 4) [entitled] The chimney corner companion (1827)

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The fourth nation is that of the Copts, who are Egyptian Christians ; these have a small oratory near the holy sepulchre. The fifth nation is the Armenian. They have the chapel of St. Helena, and that where the soldiers cast lots for, and divided ...

Google previewThe Shrines and Sepulchres of the Old and New World (1851)

Records of Pilgrimages in Many Lands, and Researches Connected with the History of Places Remarkable for Memorials of the Dea, Or Monuments of a Sacred Character; Including Notices of the Funeral Customs of the Principal Nations, Ancient and Modern by Richard Robert Madden

The fourth nation is that of the Copts, who are Egyptian Christians : these have a small oratory near the Holy Sepulchre. " The fifth nation is the Armenian. They have the chapel of St. Helena, and that where the soldiers cast lots for, and divided, ...

Google previewThe Religions and Religious Ceremonies of All Nations (1835)

Accurately, Impartially, and Fully Described; Including Christians, Mohammedans, Jews, Brahmins, and Pagans, of All Sects and Denominations by Joseph Nightingale

The fourth nation is that of the Copts, who are Egyptian Christians: these have a small oratory near the Holy Sepulchre. " The fifth nation is the Armenian. They have the chapel of St. Helena, and that where the soldiers cast lots for, and divided, ...

Google previewEurope: Faith and Plan (2012)

by Oswald Mosley

EUROPE a Nation is an idea which anyone can understand. It is simple, but...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Social Movements (2015)

by Immanuel Ness

Its membership included hatchet-wielding vice crusader Carry Nation, who gained fame for destroying saloons. The WCTU was one of the era's many women's organizations that were responding directly to changes in the home and the social ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mississippi Indians (2000)

by Donald Ricky

The peace and harmony subsisting between the Choctaw Nation of Indians and the United States, are hereby renewed, continued, and declared to be perpetual. ARTICLE 16. These articles shall take effect, and become obligatory on the ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of the Civil War (2011)

by William L. Barney

“Fourscore and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” Here, unlike the First Inaugural Address, was no talk of the Union, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Society (2005)

by Gerald D. Jaynes

Originally the group was simply known as “The Organization,” but Bambaataa, a hip-hop artist and former gang member, later changed the name to Zulu Nation, inspired by the well-known South African tribe. Today, Zulu Nation has chapters ...

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Quotes about Nation

No nation is fit to sit in judgement upon any other nation. (Woodrow Wilson)
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Scrabble value of N1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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