nation nation  /ˈneɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a politically organized body of people under a single government
  2. (n) the people who live in a nation or country
  3. (n) United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)
  4. (n) a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)

Usage(s):

  1. WITH an almost manic abruptness, the nation seemed, as Yeats once wrote,.
  2. The GOP agenda to ramp up domestic supplies of energy is the only way that we are going to become energy independent, the only way that we are going to become a more secure nation.
  3. The polls of the nation's popular vote track the tides moving in a presidential election, but the race is really segmented into 51 partsthe states and the District of.

News

  1. Nation's mayors want state control of pot policies

    Hundreds of mayors from around the nation voted Monday to urge the federal government to give states leeway in establishing marijuana policies. The resolution was among dozens of symbolic measures city ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Nation's mayors call for background checks on gun buys, say states should set own pot policies

    LAS VEGAS — The nation's mayors want the federal government to give states leeway in establishing marijuana policies.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Nation's mayors want state control of pot policies - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The nation's mayors want the federal government to give states leeway in establishing marijuana policies.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

Quotes

  1. "The weight of this crisis will not determine the destiny of this nation," Obama said in his first speech to a joint session of Congress. "Those qualities that have made America the greatest force of progress and prosperity in human history...
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe

  2. "North Korea is pressing the US to come forward to a bilateral meeting to try to deflect the pressure it faces over the ship issue and move the atmosphere toward dialogue and (a resumption of) six-nation talks on the North's nuclear programs,"...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Kim Yong-Hyun Source: Houston Chronicle

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