nationhood

noun na·tion·hood \ ˈnā-shən-ˌhu̇d \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of nationhood

1 : nationality 1
2 : nationality 3a
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.

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First Known Use of nationhood

1843


NATIONHOOD Defined for English Language Learners

nationhood

noun

Definition of nationhood for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being an independent nation



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