nationalities


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nationality \Na`tion*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. Nationalities. [Cf. F.
   nationalit['e].]
   1. The quality of being national, or strongly attached to
      one's own nation; patriotism.
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   2. The sum of the qualities which distinguish a nation;
      national character.
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   3. A race or people, as determined by common language and
      character, and not by political bias or divisions; a
      nation.
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            The fulfillment of his mission is to be looked for
            in the condition of nationalities and the character
            of peoples.                           --H. W.
                                                  Beecher.
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   4. Existence as a distinct or individual nation; national
      unity and integrity.
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   5. The state or quality of belonging to or being connected
      with a nation or government by nativity, character,
      ownership, allegiance, etc.; as, to record one's
      nationality on identification papers; the Soviet Union had
      citizens of many nationalities.
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