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rainbow nation Line breaks: rain|bow na¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌreɪnbəʊ ˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

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Definition of rainbow nation in English:


A multiracial or multicultural country (used especially of South Africa in the post-apartheid era).
Example sentences
  • The young students are products of post-apartheid South Africa with its rainbow nation aspirations.
  • History, heritage and tourism in the rainbow nation can be a lucrative business.
  • Take the host nation, South Africa, the former land of apartheid which became the "rainbow nation" with perhaps the most egalitarian state constitution in the world.
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