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Definition of Nationality


  1. The quality of being national, or strongly attached to one's own nation; patriotism.
  2. The sum of the qualities which distinguish a nation; national character.
  3. A race or people, as determined by common language and character, and not by political bias or divisions; a nation.
  4. Existence as a distinct or individual nation; national unity and integrity.
  5. The state or quality of belonging to or being connected with a nation or government by nativity, character, ownership, allegiance, etc.

Nationality Quotations

Parents and schools should place great emphasis on the idea that it is all right to be different. Racism and all the other 'isms' grow from primitive tribalism, the instinctive hostility against those of another tribe, race, religion, nationality, class or whatever. You are a lucky child if your parents taught you to accept diversity.
Roger Ebert

Terrorism has no nationality or religion.
Vladimir Putin

My identity was a big issue when I was a teenager, and I had a lot of questions, like: 'Who am I?' 'Who do I belong to?' But when I was still quite young, I decided that belonging is a tough process in life, and I'd better say I belonged to myself and the world rather than belonging to one nationality or another.
Hiam Abbass

Our true nationality is mankind.
H. G. Wells

The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.
Condoleezza Rice
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Nationality Translations

nationality in Afrikaans is nasionaliteit
nationality in Dutch is nationaliteit
nationality in Finnish is kansallisuus
nationality in Portuguese is nacionalidade
nationality in Spanish is nacionalidad
nationality in Swedish is nationalitet
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