English noun: nation
|1.||nation (group) a politically organized body of people under a single government|
|Samples||The state has elected a new president.|
Students who had come to the nation's capitol.
The country's largest manufacturer.
An industrialized land.
|Synonyms||body politic, commonwealth, country, land, res publica, state|
|Broader (hypernym)||political entity, political unit|
|Narrower (hyponym)||ally, city state, city-state, commonwealth country, developing country, Dominion, foreign country, great power, major power, power, Reich, renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state, sea power, superpower, suzerain, world power|
|Instance hyponym||Eelam, Tamil Eelam|
|Part holonym||estate, estate of the realm, the three estates|
|2.||nation (group) the people who live in a nation or country|
|Samples||A statement that sums up the nation's mood.|
The news was announced to the nation.
The whole country worshipped him.
|Narrower (hyponym)||British, British people, Brits, Dutch, Dutch people, English, English people, French, French people, Irish, Irish people, Spanish, Spanish people, Swiss, Swiss people|
|Member holonym||national, subject|
|3.||Nation (person) United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)|
|Synonyms||Carry Amelia Moore Nation, Carry Nation|
|Instance hypernym||dry, prohibitionist|
|4.||nation (group) a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)|
|Samples||The Shawnee nation.|
|Broader (hypernym)||confederacy, confederation, federation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||federation of tribes, tribe|
|Domain region||America, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA|