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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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'The idea is to have an integrated national strategy on matters of nationhood, nation branding and national pride that speaks to the multiple stakeholders,' she said.
The Philippines has been invaded four times, by the Spaniards, by the British, by the Americans and then by the Japanese before it attained formal nationhood. She was under foreign rule for around 425 years, and since then, has been formally independent for only 73 years.
"But the curriculum has to be common because we are not exactly the largest country in the world and we are very anxious to retain the sense of nationhood and identity," she said.
We must build our nationhood around strong institutions and not strongmen.
One may wonder how that could be important for Korea's nationhood. But if you apply generational continuity, the connection becomes obvious.
The recent independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and Catalonia, and the predictable heavy-handed responses from the central governments in Baghdad and Madrid, have raised many questions - a catechism without answers - on the meaning of nationhood in the 21st century.
While sporting moments help bind us together and entrench our sense of place in the universe - no better exemplified than at last year's Euros - nationhood can be celebrated in lots more ways than that.
To this end, the author weaves together findings from judicial records, local newspapers, and fictional works to illustrate how various iterations of drinking (i.e., fraternal, nationalistic, irresponsible, and destructive), for better or worse, emboldened the linkages between masculinity and nationhood. These connections were also highly contested, as drinking could both foster bonds between men and the nation and, at the same time, illustrate their rejection of idealized, patriotic manhood.
With the advent of the Republic however, this fluid definition was reduced to a cohesive and homogenous political body--following new logics of territorial and racial inclusion/exclusion--that turned to the State for matters of rights to nationhood and citizenship.
THE EU referendum is a "test of Welsh nationhood" and it is essential to secure the strongest possible In vote to show that Wales is not a "western province of England", according to Plaid Cymru's Jonathan Edwards.
The western concept of nationalism and nationhood has harmed the Muslim world beyond imagination.
The politician added: "Ireland, unlike many other nation states who annually honour the declaration of their nationhood, is lacking a day celebrating the proclamation of our Republic.