- n. Plural form of nation.
“The nations is the common expression in the Old Testament for non-Jews as a group, and a Gentile is a person belonging to the nations.”
“It is also called the _necessary law of nations_, because nations are morally bound to observe it; and sometimes the _internal law of nations_, from its being binding on the conscience.”
“The _customary law of nations_ consists of certain maxims, or is founded on customs and usages which have been long observed and tacitly consented to by nations, and have thereby become binding upon all who have adopted them, so far as their observance does not require a violation of the law of nature.”
“The law of nature applied to nations or states as moral persons, is called the _natural law of nations_.”
“A resolution was carried unanimously demanding amongst other things a just and lasting peace which would prevent the outbreak of fresh conflagrations and assure liberty to all nations in Europe, and "_self-determination for all nations_, including also that branch of the Czecho-Slovak nation which lives in Hungary.”
“As to the willingness or ability of neutral nations to resist the Decrees of France, his Majesty has always professed ... _a disposition to relax or modify his measures of retaliation and self-defence in proportion as those of neutral, nations_ should come in aid of them and take their place.”
“_all_ the nations of the world as equally involved in the vast spiritual interests at stake, we should have no difficulty in understanding how possible and natural it was for Jeremiah to hear his mission _to the nations_ clearly indicated in the very moment of his call.”
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“She singled out China and Syria as examples of what she called nations whose Internet restrictions would eventually boomerang.”
“Continuous improvement in the levels of our productive efficiency in comparison and competition with the growing achievements of other nations is the only firm foundation for our future development and prosperity.”
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