a.1.Of or pertaining to a nation; common to a whole people or race; public; general; as, a national government, language, dress, custom, calamity, etc.
2.Attached to one's own country or nation.
National anthem
a popular song or hymn which has become by general acceptance the recognized musical expression of the patriotic sentiment of a nation; as, "God save the King" is called the national anthem of England.
National bank
the official common name of a class of banking corporations established under the laws of the United States.
National flag
See under Flag.
National guard
a body of militia, or a local military organization, as in Paris during the French Revolution, or as certain bodies of militia in other European countries and in the United States.
National salute
a salute consisting of as many guns as there are States in the Union.
n.1.A citizen (of a particular country); as, U. S. nationals are advised to contact their embassy when abroad.
2.A country-wide sports competition; for a series of competitions, the plural form is usually used; as, to advance to the nationals.
Noun1.Nationalnational - a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
Synonyms: subject
Adj.1.national - of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country; "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark"
2.national - limited to or in the interests of a particular nation; "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy"
international - concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations; "international affairs"; "an international agreement"; "international waters"
3.national - concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country; "the national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests"
local - relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area; "local taxes"; "local authorities"
4.national - owned or maintained for the public by the national government; "national parks"
5.national - inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics"
Synonyms: interior, internal, home
6.national - characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation; "a national trait"
7.national - of or relating to nationality; "national origin"
all-comprehending, all-comprehensive, all-covering, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-filling, all-including, all-inclusive, all-pervading, allover, catholic, chauvinistic, citizen, citizen by adoption, civic, civil, clannish, common, communal, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, country-wide, ecumenic, ethnic, family, federal, galactic, general, genetic, gentile, gentilic, global, governmental, heaven-wide, home, hyphenate, hyphenated American, immigrant, inhabitant, inland, internal, international, intestine, jingoistic, lineal, metic, municipal, nationalist, nationalistic, native, naturalized citizen, nondenominational, nonnative citizen, nonsectarian, patriotic, phyletic, phylogenetic, planetary, popular, public, racial, resident, social, societal, state, subject, supranational, total, totemic, tribal, universal, world-wide
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