Examples of nationhood in a Sentence
the early days of U.S. nationhood
The colonists showed a strong desire for nationhood.
Recent Examples of nationhood from the Web
Their presence undercuts a Thai sense of nationhood that is girded by a triumvirate of institutions: the military, the monarchy and the Buddhist monastery.
Nurture and nationhood converge again, and clash anew.
This perceived divide and subsequent segregation between religious groups is what Mahjoub believes has prevented the country from achieving nationhood.
Months later, Northern Rhodesia achieved nationhood as the new republic of Zambia.
The loss of the Dominican Republic sees Taiwan’s diplomatic partners drop below what some experts say is a psychological threshold of 20, fueling questions about the island’s level of international recognition—a key attribute of nationhood.
The fact that ethnic heritage centrally defined German nationhood in the latter half of the 19th century was one important reason that 1930s Germany accepted the systematic depriving of Jewish Germans’ political and civil rights.
Aside from religious arguments, which clearly favor Israel, Jews have been a distinct nation for almost 4,000 years, and their nationhood has always been centered on the land of Israel, even during times of exile.
Created as a comic series by Jewish American writer-artist Jack Kirby in 1966, the eponymous black superhero represents the resistance to settler-colonial forces—the kinds of forces upon which America’s nationhood was constructed.
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NATIONHOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nationhood for English Language Learners
: the state of being an independent nation
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