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Synonyms of nation in English:


  • country, state, land, sovereign state, nation state, kingdom, empire, republic, confederation, federation, commonwealth, power, superpower, polity, domain;
    fatherland, motherland;
    people, race, civilization, tribe, society, community, population, body politic, populace, public;
    Law realm;
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    ethno- related prefix, as in ethnocentric, ethnolinguistics) ethnic

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