nation
[ˈneɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
nations (plural noun)
  1. a large body of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular country or territory.
    "the world's leading industrialized nations"
    synonyms:
    • a North American Indian people or confederation of peoples.
      synonyms:
      ethnic group · ethnic minority · tribe · clan · race · nation · ethnos
Origin
Middle English: via Old French from Latin natio(n-), from nat- ‘born’, from the verb nasci.
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How to use nation in a sentence?
the kiss-and-tell tale gave the nation some light relief from page after page of war coverage.
the traditional resource industries of the nation, chiefly fishing and lumbering.
Biodiversity Serving Our nation, or BISON (a backronym if ever there was one).
this little town has contributed mightily to the life of the nation.
his fascinating, if sometimes sibylline, meditations on the nation.
I interviewed 60 mostly black and brown leaders around our nation.
the Church's awareness of the unreached groups within a nation.
manufacturing shifted overseas as the nation deindustrialized.
accounts of their ordeal were blazoned to the entire nation.
the household symbolically represented a nation or homeland.
every nation has the right to govern, or misgovern, itself.
the prince is widely regarded as the father of the nation.
a nation controlled by a bloodthirsty warmongering madman.
Nepal emerged as a nation state in the eighteenth century.
the government hoped to centralize and unify the nation.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)nasie, land
Arabic (NOUN)الأمة, امه, لامه, دولة, البلاد, الدولة, الوطن, القومية, البلد
Bangla জাতি
Bosnian (Latin) nacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)нация, народ, членния, страната, държава
Cantonese (Traditional) 國家
Catalan (NOUN)nació, país
Chinese Simplified 国家
Chinese Traditional 國家
Croatian (NOUN)nacije, narod, članog, zemlja, država
Czech (NOUN)národ, zemi
Danish (NOUN)landet
Dutch (NOUN)natie, volk, land
Estonian (NOUN)rahvas, Rahvus, liikmelise
Fijian matanitu
Filipino bansa
Finnish (NOUN)kansakunta, maan, valtio
French (NOUN)pays
German (NOUN)Volk, Land
Greek (NOUN)έθνος, έθνους, εθνών, εθνικά, λαός, κράτος
Haitian Creole nasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)האומה, אומת, אומה, לאומה, לאום, העם, המדינה, במדינה, מדינה
Hindi (NOUN)राष्ट्र, देश
Hmong Daw teb chaws
Hungarian (NOUN)nemzet, ország, nép
Icelandic (NOUN)þjóð, þjóðarinnar
Indonesian (NOUN)bangsa, negara, negeri
Italian (NOUN)nazione, popolo
Japanese (NOUN)国家, 国, ネーション, 国民, 全国, 民族
Kiswahili (NOUN)taifa
Korean (NOUN)민족, 국가, 나라, 전국, 네이션, 나라의, 국민, 나라가, 나라로
Latvian (NOUN)tauta, nācija, valsts, labvēlības, tautu
Lithuanian (NOUN)tautos, tauta, nacija, šalies, šalyje
Malagasy firenena
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)negara, bangsa
Maltese (NOUN)nazzjon
Norwegian Bokmål nasjon
Persian (NOUN)ملت, کشور, ملتی, کشوری
Polish (NOUN)narodu, kraju, nacja, kraj
Portuguese (NOUN)nação, país, nações
Querétaro Otomi nación
Romanian (NOUN)naţiune, neam, popor
Russian (NOUN)нации, народ, страны, государства
Samoan atunuu
Serbian (Cyrillic) нација
Serbian (Latin) nacija
Slovak (NOUN)národ
Slovenian (NOUN)narod, nacije, državi
Spanish (NOUN)nación, país, patria
Swedish (NOUN)landet
Tahitian te fenua
Tamil தேசம்
Telugu జనసేన
Thai (NOUN)ประชาชาติ, ชาติ
Tongan pule'anga
Turkish (NOUN)ulus, millet, ülke
Ukrainian (NOUN)нації, нація, країні, націю, нацією, народ, держави
Urdu (NOUN)قوم, نیشن, ملک, ملکی, قومی
Vietnamese (NOUN)quốc gia, dân tộc, đất nước
Welsh (NOUN)genedl, cenedl, wlad, gwlad, chenedl
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