Definitions for nation-state

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na′tion-state`(n.)

  1. a sovereign state inhabited by a fairly homogeneous group of people who share a feeling of common nationality.

    Category: Government

Origin of nation-state:

1915–20

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  1. nation-state(Noun)

    a political entity (a state) associated with a particular cultural entity (a nation)

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