Na`tion*al"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Nationalities (#). [Cf. F. nationalit'e.]
The quality of being national, or strongly attached to one's own nation; patriotism.
The sum of the qualities which distinguish a nation; national character.
A race or people, as determined by common language and character, and not by political bias or divisions; a nation.
the fulfillment of his mission is to be looked for in the condition of nationalities and the character of peoples.
H. W. Beecher.
Existence as a distinct or individual nation; national unity and integrity.
The state or quality of belonging to or being connected with a nation or government by nativity, character, ownership, allegiance, etc.
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