Nation In Yeeng Voiss Sownd Chahrz Iz Nayshun
Uv OmneeNeishun Uv AhL Spundj STeiT.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: nā'shən, IPA(key): /ˈneɪʃən/

Etymology
From Middle English nacion, nacioun, borrowed from Old French nation, nacion, nasion (“nation”), from Latin nātiōnem, accusative of nātiō, (g)nātiō (“nation, race, birth”) from (g)natus, past participle stem of (g)nasci (“to be born”). Displaced native Middle English theode, thede (“nation”) (from Old English þēod), Middle English burthe (“birth, nation, race, nature”), Middle English leod, leode, lede (“people, race”) (from Old English lēod). Compare Saterland Frisian Nation (“nation”), West Frisian naasje (“nation”), Dutch natie (“nation”), Middle Low German nacie (“nation”), German Nation (“nation”), Danish nation (“nation”), Swedish nation (“nation”).

Nation Definition:
A distinct group or race of people that share history, traditions and culture.

nation noun commonweal, commonwealth, confederation, county, developed nation, dominion, kingdom, land, nationality, possession, power, province, realm, territory

Related Terms: STayT, Kuntree

See AhLsoh: OmneeNayshun