Definition of national identity in English:

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national identity


A sense of a nation as a cohesive whole, as represented by distinctive traditions, culture, and language: his country’s lack of an explicit national identity [mass noun]: the image represents the Queen as an emblem of national identity
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  • A sense of national identity had emerged in both countries during the course of the preceding century.
  • The film is a fascinating examination of national identity and class warfare.
  • Can anyone explain our present obsession with national identity?

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