supernation

noun
su·​per·​na·​tion | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce supernation (audio) \
plural supernations

Definition of supernation

: a very large or powerful nation She argued that the Bush administration was secretly trying to create a supernation by merging the United States with Canada and Mexico.— Daniel Scarpinato But perhaps what I like most about soccer is the fact that America is so bad at it. … It is somehow gratifying, though, to see that the world's all-powerful supernation has an Achilles heel.— Carrie Cox

First Known Use of supernation

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Supernation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supernation. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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