a large group of people living in one area and usually having an independent government
a large group of people with the same race and language
"the state has elected a new president"
"students who had come to the nation's capitol"
"the country's largest manufacturer"
"an industrialized land"
"a statement that sums up the nation's mood"
"the news was announced to the nation"
"the whole country worshipped him"
"the Shawnee nation"
Africa..has become..a mass of nations.
出自： D. Lessing