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- n. the quality of being a nation
- n. the fact of achieving national independence or autonomy
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being a nation.
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- n. the state of being a nation
If Canada can solve her bilingual and bicultural problem, as I am confident she will, her nationhood is assured, with very close economic relations with the U.S. dictated by the facts of her situation but secure in her political independence.
I agree that the case for Palestinian nationhood is weak on theoretical grounds.
The entire point of nationhood is to place the welfare of citizens over that of non-citizens. superdestroyer says:
Attach the label of nationhood, wrapped in flags, the solidarity and competition of the Homeless World Cup is a reminder that goals, for however brief a moment they appear, is a release worth striving for.
He seems to be pretty much in agreement with Nick Griffin that nationhood is based round race ( "homogenous nations") and culture.
One of the basic principles of our nationhood is that we respond in times such as these to support regions in particular economic difficulties.
The Canadian nationhood is strong and further growth and development are sure.
"Attach the label of nationhood, wrapped in flags, the solidarity and competition of the Homeless World Cup is a reminder that goals, for however brief a moment they appear, is a release worth striving for."
It's interesting how the debate over the idea of nationhood is playing out along parallel lines in France and the US.
* To investigate the notion of nationhood and the African