Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
nation

na·tion

nation

 
 
pronunciation:
neI shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Explorer, Word Parts
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
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: nationless (adj.), nationhood (n.)
Word Explorer
See
  country, geography
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature