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adjutant general (cap.) in the U.S. National Guard, the chief administrative officer in each state. [1/3 definitions]
Albertina Sisulu South African anti-apartheid activist, who is a founding member of the Federation of South African Women and a member of the African National Congress (b.1919).
Alex Haley a U.S. author celebrated for his pulitzer prize-winning work of historical fiction, Roots: The Saga of an American Family (1976), a publication whose subsequent television broadcast adaptation spawned a national discussion about race and race relations (b.1921--d.1992).
ANC abbreviation of "African National Congress," South African political party founded in 1912, whose struggle to establish majority rule and eliminate apartheid led to the establishment in 1994 of South Africa's first multi-racial, democratically-elected government.
antinational combined form of national.
autarky a national policy of economic self-sufficiency, involving not relying on economic aid or on imports. [1/2 definitions]
blood racial or national ancestral stock. [1/7 definitions]
capital1 pertaining to the official location of a state or national government. [1/10 definitions]
CCC abbreviation of "Civilian Conservation Corps," the New Deal program in the U.S. (1933-42) that provided conservation work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, through activities such as constructing and maintaining buildings and trails for state and national parks.
church the local or national organization and authority of a particular religious denomination. [1/6 definitions]
Church of England the national church of England, which is Catholic in form but incorporates some Protestant beliefs and is independent of the papacy.
Civilian Conservation Corps the New Deal program in the U.S. (1933-42) that provided conservation work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, through activities such as constructing and maintaining buildings and trails for state and national parks.
Communist party a national political party, usu. affiliated internationally with similar parties, that supports or advocates communism, esp. as developed by Marx and Engels.
comparative literature the comparative study of various national literatures to identify common characteristics, mutual influences, common sources, or the like.
congress the legislative branch of a national government, esp. a republic. [1/7 definitions]
Congressional district in U.S. government, any of a state's districts that elect one representative to the national House of Representatives of Congress.
consul a national government official assigned to live in a foreign city in order to give assistance and protection to his or her nation's citizens who live or travel there, and to promote his or her country's commercial interests. [1/2 definitions]
cousin a member of a related social or national group. [1/3 definitions]
Department of Defense the U.S. federal department of the executive branch of government responsible for national security, military policy, and military forces. The Department of Defense includes the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
diet2 in some nations, a national or local legislative body.
dollar diplomacy a U.S. government policy of promoting national interests by encouraging investment abroad, or of using governmental power or influence to protect and promote such private investment. [1/2 definitions]