The definition of a nation is a body of people in a particular location with a distinct government.(noun)
An example of nation is the United States.
See nation in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME nacion < OFr < L natio < natus, born: see nature
See nation in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English nacioun
Origin: , from Old French nation
Origin: , from Latin nātiō, nātiōn-
Origin: , from nātus
Origin: , past participle of nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.
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