Nationality meaning

năsh'ə-năl'ĭ-tē, năsh-năl'-
The status of belonging to a particular nation by origin, birth, or naturalization.
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A people having common origins or traditions and often constituting a nation.
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National quality or character.
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Nationality is the state of being part of a nation whether by birth or naturalization or ties to a specific nation.

An example of nationality is German to a German person born in Germany.

An example of nationality is Italian to a person with Italian roots born in the United States.

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Existence as a politically autonomous entity; national independence.
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The status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization; identification as to national origin.
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Membership of a particular nation or state, by origin, birth, naturalization, ownership, allegiance or otherwise.
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National character.
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Nationalism.
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(archaic) Nationalism or patriotism.
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Political existence, independence or unity as a national entity.
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A people sharing a common origin, culture and/or language, and possibly constituting a nation-state.
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A national or ethnic group, esp. of immigrants from some other country.
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The condition or fact of being a nation.
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National, i.e. ethnic and/or cultural, character or identity.
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Origin of nationality

  • From national +"Ž -ity, recorded since 1691, perhaps modelled on French nationalité; ultimately from Latin nātio (“nation, people").
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