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nation

na·tion

nation

 
pronunciation:
neI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a people living in the same geographic region and having a common history, language, and culture.
similar words:
country, land, people, public, race
definition 2: a people living under its own independent government.
similar words:
country, state
definition 3: the members of a federation or tribe, esp. North American Indians.
similar words:
country
derivations: nationless (adj.), nationhood (n.)
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The word nation contains the following part:
nat Latin root that means birth; born