nation - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
singularnation
pluralnations
  1. 2
    the people of a particular country

    We want government to serve the whole nation.

    He called for leadership that will unite the nation.

    1. a.
      a group of people who share the same culture and languages but do not have their own country

      the Arapaho nation