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nation

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1 a body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government
  • the American people became one nation when they adopted the Constitution in 1789

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2 a people having a common language, culture, and body of traditions
  • an international organization dedicated to upholding the basic human rights of people from all nations

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The first known use of nation was in the 14th century

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“Nation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nation. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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