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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 noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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