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nation

noun captive nation, commonweal, commonwealth, confederation, county, developed nation, dominion, kingdom, land, nationality, possession, power, province, realm, territory
Associated concepts: comity, free trade, international law
See also: nationality, polity, populace, population, public, state
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This one-of-a-kind grassroots project, developed by MENC, is an attempt at rekindling national awareness of American traditions, promoting the significance of The Star Spangled Banner and re-teaching Americans to sing the national anthem through a three-year national consumer education campaign targeting schools, professional sporting events and other local events.
As a proud Nation, we must always respect our great American flag and our National Anthem in order to honour those brave Americans who defend & protect the United States of America".
Don't take risks when you're doing brain surgery, don't take risks driving a school bus 6 or singing the national anthem.
There are even specific rules as to whom the national anthem should be played for (the President and not the Prime Minister), and when people can indulge in mass singing of the anthem.
In the 1960s, the national anthem would be played at the end of the film.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said a 12-member inter-ministerial committee, set up by the Centre, would take a final call on the playing of national anthem in the cinemas.
He left his whole huge fortune to factories and for the positive sciences, his skeleton to the students at the academy there, and his skin to make a drum so as to have the American national anthem drummed on it day and night.
While every person is entitled to put forward their opinions on the national anthem, we were surprised to receive a number of submissions which proposed changing the lyrics.
The national anthem law, adopted in September, came into force last month to ensure appropriate use of the song.
My objection is to the National Anthem being forced down my throat.
The incident occurred when the three students studying at a private college in Hyderabad went to a cinema hall under Rajendra Nagar Police Station limits to watch a movie and allegedly did not stand up when the Indian national anthem was played before the film's screening, media reports said, reported.
Bhopal resident Shyam Narayan Chouskey -- who had on November 30, 2016 persuaded the Supreme Court to issue a controversial order directing all cine- goers to stand up for the national anthem played before the movie -- Tuesday told the judges that there should also be some punishment for violation of the court directive to ensure strict compliance.

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