National is another name of the mega-corporation otherwise known as Panasonic. This department of Panasonic makes air conditioners, and other such appliances.

National is only in Japan, and when it sells to other countries the products name changes to Panasonic. Maybe thats why its called National.

National was a chain of grocery stores in St. Louis and the surrounding areas. Unfortunently, they never really did well, were dirty, and went out of business twice. The first time they were bought by the employees, after which it survived roughly 18 months.

The chain no longer exists.

Na"tion*al [Cf. F. national.]


Of or pertaining to a nation; common to a whole people or race; public; general; as, a national government, language, dress, custom, calamity, etc.


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. [U.S.]


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