family of nations

: the group of nations recognized as having equal status under international law
oceans are regarded as the common property of the family of nations
: a group of nations united by common historical, political, or ideological ties
members of the British family of nationsHerbert Dorn

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“Family of nations.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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