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nation US English

A large aggregate of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular country or territory

nation US Thesaurus

an independent nation

Nation, Carrie US English

(1846–1911), US temperance reformer; full name Carrie Amelia Moore Nation. Her Prohibitionist activism was characterized by hatchet attacks on saloons, primarily in Kansas

First Nation US English

(In Canada) an indigenous American Indian community officially recognized as an administrative unit by the federal government or functioning as such without official status

nation-state US English

A sovereign state whose citizens or subjects are relatively homogeneous in factors such as language or common descent

rainbow nation US English

A multiracial or multicultural country (used especially of South Africa in the post-apartheid era)

Nation of Islam US English

An exclusively black Islamic sect proposing a separate black nation, founded in Detroit circa 1930. It was led from 1934 by Elijah Muhammad (1897–1975) and came to prominence under the influence of Malcolm X. Its current leader is Louis Farrakhan

most favored nation US English

A country that has been granted the most favorable trading terms available by another country

most favoured nation New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

country granted favourable trading terms

nationwide US English

Extending or reaching throughout the whole nation

Terry Nation in dalek US English

A member of a race of hostile alien machine-organisms which appeared in the BBC television science fiction series Doctor Who from 1963

Métis nation in Métis US English

(Especially in western Canada) a person of mixed American Indian and Euro-American ancestry, in particular one of a group of such people who in the 19th century constituted the so-called Métis nation in the areas around the Red and Saskatchewan rivers

Carrie Amelia Moore Nation in Nation, Carrie US English

(1846–1911), US temperance reformer; full name Carrie Amelia Moore Nation. Her Prohibitionist activism was characterized by hatchet attacks on saloons, primarily in Kansas


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