nationhood

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noun na·tion·hood \ˈnā-shən-ˌhu̇d\

Definition of nationhood

  1. 1 :  nationality 1

  2. 2 :  nationality 3a

  3. 3 :  nationality 4

Examples of nationhood in a sentence

  1. the early days of U.S. nationhood

  2. The colonists showed a strong desire for nationhood.

1843

First Known Use of nationhood

1843


NATIONHOOD Defined for English Language Learners

nationhood

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noun na·tion·hood \ˈnā-shən-ˌhu̇d\

Definition of nationhood for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being an independent nation



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