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Nation

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

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Nation

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Nation

NATION, noun [to be born]

1. A body of people inhabiting the same country, or united under the same sovereign or government; as the English nation; the French nation It often happens that many nations are subject to one government; in which case, the word nation usually denotes a body of people speaking the same language, or a body that has formerly been under a distinct government, but has been conquered, or incorporated with a larger nation Thus the empire of Russia comprehends many nations, as did formerly the Roman and Persian empires. nation as its etymology imports, originally denoted a family or race of men descended from a common progenitor, like tribe, but by emigration, conquest and intermixture of men of different families, this distinction is in most countries lost.

2. A great number, by way of emphasis.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
National

NATIONAL, adjective

1. Pertaining to a nation; as national customs, dress or language.

2. Public; general; common to a nation; as a national calamity.

3. Attached or unduly attached to ones own country. The writer manifested much national prejudice. He was too national to be impartial.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Nationality

NATIONALITY, noun National character; also, the quality of being national, or strongly attached to ones own nation.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Nationalize

NATIONALIZE, verb transitive To make national; to give to one the character and habits of a nation, or the peculiar attachments which belong to citizens of the same nation.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Nationally

NATIONALLY, adverb In regard to the nation; as a whole nation.

The jews-bing nationally espoused to God by covenant.