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English definition of “nation”

nation

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈneɪʃən/
B2 a country or the people living in a country: Asian nations industrial nations The entire nation mourned her death. a nation of dog lovers. → See also the United NationsCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesRace and ethnicityRacial issues
(Definition of nation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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