nationhood


na·tion·hood

noun \ˈnā-shən-ˌhd\

: the state of being an independent nation

Full Definition of NATIONHOOD

1
:  nationality 1
2
:  nationality 3a
3
:  nationality 4

Examples of NATIONHOOD

  1. the early days of U.S. nationhood
  2. The colonists showed a strong desire for nationhood.

First Known Use of NATIONHOOD

1850

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