from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state of being national.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being national; nationality.
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- noun The quality or state of being
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There is one thing in England that is free, that is spontaneous, that reminds me of the blitheness and nationalness of the Continent; -- but there is nothing French about it, it is wholly and essentially English, and in its communal enjoyment and its spontaneity it is a survival of Elizabethan