nationhood
noun Date: 1850 1. nationality 1 2. nationality 3a 3. nationality 4

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nationhood — (n.) 1840, from NATION (Cf. nation) + HOOD (Cf. hood) …   Etymology dictionary

  • nationhood — n. to achieve nationhood * * * [ neɪʃ(ə)nhʊd] to achieve nationhood …   Combinatory dictionary

  • nationhood — [[t]ne͟ɪʃ(ə)nhʊd[/t]] N UNCOUNT A country s nationhood is its status as a nation. To them, the monarchy is the special symbol of nationhood …   English dictionary

  • nationhood — /nay sheuhn hood /, n. the state or quality of having status as a separate and independent nation: an African colony that achieved nationhood. [1840 50; NATION + HOOD] * * * …   Universalium

  • nationhood — UK [ˈneɪʃ(ə)nˌhʊd] / US noun [uncountable] the fact that a place is a nation the Palestinians claim to nationhood …   English dictionary

  • nationhood — noun a) the quality of being a nation b) the fact of achieving national independence or autonomy …   Wiktionary

  • nationhood — na|tion|hood [ˈneıʃənhud] n [U] the state of being a nation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nationhood — na·tion·hood || næʃnhÊŠd n. state of being a separate unified nation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nationhood — na·tion·hood …   English syllables

  • nationhood — noun the state of being a nation • Hypernyms: ↑state …   Useful english dictionary

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