|1.||[ noun ] (politics,geography) a politically organized body of people under a single government|
|Synonyms:||state country commonwealth land body_politic res_publica|
"the state has elected a new president" "African nations" "students who had come to the nation's capitol" "the country's largest manufacturer" "an industrialized land"
|Related terms:||political_unit world_power ally Reich dominion renegade_state sea_power city_state suzerain estate|
|2.||[ noun ] the people who live in a nation or country|
|Synonyms:||country land a_people nationality|
"a statement that sums up the nation's mood" "the news was announced to the nation" "the whole country worshipped him"
|Related terms:||people Swiss French English British Irish Spanish dutch national|
|3.||[ noun ] (government,geography) the territory occupied by a nation|
|Synonyms:||country state land|
"he returned to the land of his birth" "he visited several European countries"
|Related terms:||administrative_district Cuba Soviet_Union Australia fatherland Iceland European_country Philippines Dominican_Republic Turkey Indonesia kingdom Nauru Comoros Sri_Lanka Burkina_Faso Grenada Haiti east_timor Maldives Jamaica African_country Barbados Saint_Vincent_and_the_Grenadines Trinidad_and_Tobago Asian_country buffer_state Samoa Dominica Cyprus democratic_republic_of_sao_tome_and_principe Papua_New_Guinea Bahamas sultanate Fiji Israel North_American_country South_American_country Tonga Malta Mauritius New_Zealand Vanuatu Saint_Christopher-Nevis Saint_Lucia Marshall_Islands Tuvalu Sao_Tome_e_Principe Seychelles Solomon_Islands Kiribati Russia Ukraine Turkmenistan Cape_Verde Antigua_and_Barbuda rus banana_republic etruria federated_states_of_micronesia tax_haven palau state department domain midland|
|4.||[ noun ] (politics) United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)|
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4222|
|6.||[ noun ] (politics,geography) a federation of tribes (especially native American tribes)|
"the Shawnee nation"
|Related terms:||confederation tribe US|