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Nation

A group of persons with a common identity completely separate from other groups. There is no consensus as to what separates a nation from, say, an ethnic group beyond wide acceptance of a group's identity as a nation. Many nations also have their own states or countries, though most countries are multinational.
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There are many events that will challenge South Korea's nationhood next year.
The Catalan crisis leads to a final question about nationhood: Can Western Europe's nations hope to preserve their wealth and high living standards in a globalised economy without pooling their nationhood into something greater?
A nationhood with all those inhabiting Pakistan as full citizens with equal rights, equal privileges and equal obligations, without reference to colour, caste or creed, but solely with reference to the territory which they belonged to.
The well-documented discussions of nation, empire, and race engage remarkably with the historical and geopolitical complexities of the subject, while attempting to break free from a historiographical tradition that ignores the importance of colonial margins in the study of eighteenth-century discourse on nationhood.
Like the Kurds, the secular Turkish nationhood has the Alawite dynamic within it as a key aspect.
This was a time that has entered the record as a period of "nationalism" but which was less a fetish of nationhood than a recuperative postcolonial anxiety and a desire for a subjunctive fixity of history and place.
In 1988, in Bruges, Belgium, near Brussels, an unapologetic British nationalist denounced efforts to ''suppress nationhood and concentrate power at the center of a European conglomerate.
Starting from the intellectual content found in many online postings, Odutola argues that ideas such as nationalism and nationhood are no longer mainly debated in academic conferences and campuses but on listservs.
Focusing on film both as industry and aesthetic genre, the book demonstrates its unique place in economic development and provides a comprehensive history of filmmaking in the region during the transition from colonies to sovereign nationhood.
The Ministry of Information and Communication has recently responded to criticism in the media regarding the National Prayer Day held last month, stating that the government initiated and implemented programmes countrywide, such as the Nationhood National Pride (NNP) campaign through which citizens are urged, motivated, encouraged and mobilised to fight the socio-economic and cultural evils such as gender violence.
11 as part of a national tour to raise awareness about the struggle at Elsipogtog, in New Brunswick, against shale gas fracking and their ongoing assertion and exercise of nationhood.
All the writers in the Creative Minds series have had subtle and thought-provoking things to say about nationhood and national identity, in their poems, plays, and fiction," he said.