nationality nationality  /ˌnæ ʃə ˈnæ lə ti/


  1. (n) people having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
  2. (n) the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization


  1. So there is perfect understanding and friendship between us and ethnic nationality parties.
  2. The nationality of the French First Lady, who moved with her family to Paris as a child, is another outstanding question for Italians.
  3. And then there was that vexing question of his family's nationality.


  1. Official: 4 Americans killed in Afghanistan

    Four Americans were killed during a rocket attack at Bagram Air Base, outside of Kabul, a Pentagon official said Tuesday on the condition of anonymity. The U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force confirmed that four NATO coalition service members had been killed in an attack but did not disclose the nationality of the casualties or the exact location of the attack. ISAF said the four ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

  2. Brazil protesters keep up pressure on government

    Brazilian with spanish nationality Lorena Amgeluce, 22, holds a banner reading "We are all Brazil" during a demonstration in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday June 18, 2013. Hundreds of demonstrators took part in a protest in Barcelona condemning the current situation in Brazil about a heavy tax burden, politicians widely viewed as corrupt and woeful public education, health and transport systems and ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Journal Gazette & Times-Courier


  1. ...intense international pressure -- and with an aid donors meeting scheduled for Sunday -- Senior Gen. Than Shwe said he would allow in aid workers "regardless of nationality," Ban said.
    on May 23, 2004 By: Than Shwe Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. "I had a very good meeting with Senior General Than Shwe and particularly on the aid workers. He has agreed to allow all the aid workers (into Myanmar), regardless of nationality," Ban said.
    on May 23, 2006 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: 940 News

  3. "The chatter about this being a wide-open year I think encourages viewership," said Sid Ganis, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. "And it's a diverse year in terms of the combination of ethnicity and nationality....
    on Feb 23, 2007 By: Sid Ganis Source: International Herald Tribune

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anachronistic anachronistic
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