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nation




Définitions

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nation
     1. n. Peuple, ethnie.
     2. n. Nation.
           in 1789, the French nation rebelled against her king.
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nation
     1. n. A historically constituted, stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, ethnicity and/or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.
           The Roma are a nation without a country.
           The Kurdish people constitute a nation in the Middle East
     2. n. (international legal) A sovereign state.
           Though legally single nations, many states comprise several distinct cultural or ethnic groups.
     3. n. (chiefly historical) An association of students based on its members' birthplace or ethnicity.
           Once widespread across Europe in medieval times, nations are now largely restricted to the ancient universities of Sweden and Finland.
     4. n. (obsolete) A great number; a great deal.
     5. n. (rare) Damnation.
     6. adv. (rare, dialectal) Extremely; very

Exemples de phrases

We were one people, under one nation
You are putting a black mark upon this nation and this institution, and you are going to go down as one of history's greatest villains. 
The nation has gradually decided that it does not much like the idea of bishops banning books and so on. 
Paradoxically, he also believed that the veil offered the Negro a profound insight into his divided nation
The minstrel of our united nation


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