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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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For Tessone, the historical Harrington is more of a negative model because he proposed that Jews might settle in Ireland, a proposal at odds with the mobility of the "nationless" Jews in contrast to the fixity of the British landed class that Tessone values in her analysis of Edgeworth's work.
The dolls' nationless identity status is emphasized further by the frequent punning on Germany and Holland and the Dutch (Deutch) Dolls' name.
(48) John Fitzgerald, "The Nationless State: The Search for a Nation in Modern China", en The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs, vol.
(39) While critique of mindless consumerism has a long history in zombie fiction, new-millennium zombies have highlighted the seemingly inevitable result of capitalism practiced on a global scale: a borderless, nationless world that destroys uniqueness and the capacity for independent thought.
It is as if these "lesser" nations do not deserve a proper commemoration but should quickly pass on to the stage of nationless memory where events of the past become weightless and cannot be measured against one another, becoming just a collection of impersonal data.
As part of today's world, Saudi Arabia has suffered from violence and terror which was depicted as nationless, and religionless and with no home, race or time.
Though Prometheus Unbound has been pilloried for its incantatory utopianism for too long, Alvey's casual observation that the cave of Prometheus is believed to be located "near Bamiyan" (137), the site of the Taliban's explosion of Buddhist remains in 2001, shows that two centuries later we are far from being "Equal, unclasped, tribeless, and nationless" (Prometheus Unbound 3.4.195).
Are such people to be rendered stateless and nationless (because they are, in Robert Mugabe's discourse, 'totemless'(Hammar, 2003:217) during the period of the Zimbabwean crisis?
The Chinese word used to denote patriotism, aiguo [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], literally means to love one's country, which is ironic given Hong Kong's unique case of being nationless; in this context it implies loyalty toward the nation to which the former colony has been returned, not to the actual territory itself.
Helms, Arabism and Islam: Stateless Nations and Nationless States, McNair Papers 10 (Washington, DC: Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, September 1990); Fatema Mernissi, Islam and Democracy: Fear of the Modern World, trans.