2. The sum of the qualities which distinguish a nation; national character.
3. A race or people, as determined by common language and character, and not by political bias or divisions; a nation.
The fulfillment of his mission is to be looked for in the condition of nationalities and the character of peoples.H. W. Beecher.
4. Existence as a distinct or individual nation; national unity and integrity.
5. The state or quality of belonging to or being connected with a nation or government by nativity, character, ownership, allegiance, etc.; as, to record one's
nationality on identification papers; the Soviet Union had citizens of many
[1913 Webster +PJC]
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