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Definition of subnation

: a subdivision of a nation often distinguished by community of culture and interests rather than by administrative dependency the South is … a subnation with its own history, its own patterns of behavior and its own national consciousness— Malcolm Cowley

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subnational \ "+ \ adjective

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sub- + nation

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“Subnation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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