Definitions for united nations
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(used with a sing. v.) an international organization with headquarters in New York City, formed in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation.
Ref: Abbr.: UN, 2 U.N. 2
(used with a pl. v.) the nations that signed a joint declaration in 1942, pledging to employ full resources against the Axis powers.
United Nations, UN(noun)
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
An international coalition, founded 24 October 1945, headquartered in New York City
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
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