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national identity

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Definition of national identity in English:


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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  • The song has become a popular expression of national identity among New Zealanders of European descent.
  • They are determined to downplay commercialism, glorify their national identity, and put a more human face on these Olympics.
  • For many, agriculture and manufacturing comprise a defining part of the American national identity.

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