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Overview of noun nation

The noun nation has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (33) state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic

(a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land")

2. (10) nation, land, country

(the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him")

3. Nation, Carry Nation, Carry Amelia Moore Nation

(United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911))

4. nation

(a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes); "the Shawnee nation") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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