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A political unit consisting of an autonomous state inhabited predominantly by a people sharing a common culture, history, and language.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an independent state inhabited by all the people of one nation and one nation only
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a sovereign state inhabited by a fairly homogeneous group of people who share a feeling of common nationality.
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nation-state[ˈneɪʃənˈsteɪt] N → estado-nación m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
nation-state[ˈneɪʃənsteɪt] n → stato-nazione m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995