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Pronunciation:  `nashu'nalitee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization

NATIONALITY is a 11 letter word that starts with N.


 See Also: position, status



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Na`tion*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Nationalities}. [Cf. F.
1. The quality of being national, or strongly attached to
   one's own nation; patriotism.

2. The sum of the qualities which distinguish a nation;
   national character.

3. A race or people, as determined by common language and
   character, and not by political bias or divisions; a

         the fulfillment of his mission is to be looked for
         in the condition of nationalities and the character
         of peoples.                           --H. W.

4. Existence as a distinct or individual nation; national
   unity and integrity.

5. The state or quality of belonging to or being connected
   with a nation or government by nativity, character,
   ownership, allegiance, etc.

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