from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The people of a politically organized nation or state considered as a group.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The collective body of a nation or state as politically organized, or as exercising political functions.
- n. A corporation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the collective body of a nation or state as politically organized, or as exercising political functions; also, a corporation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a politically organized body of people under a single government
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