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Adjective: national  nash(-u)-n(u)l
  1. Of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark"
     
  2. Limited to or in the interests of a particular nation
    "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy"
     
  3. Concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country
    "the national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests"
     
  4. Owned or maintained for the public by the national government
    "national parks"
     
  5. Inside the country
    "the British national Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior";
    - home, interior, internal
     
  6. Characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation
    "a national trait"
     
  7. Of or relating to nationality
    "national origin"
Noun: national  nash(-u)-n(u)l
  1. A person who owes allegiance to a particular nation
    "a monarch has a duty to his nationals";
    - subject
     
  2. A tournament in which participants from all over the country compete

Derived forms: nationals

See also: domestic, federal, inland, nationalist, nationalistic, public

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Antonym: international, local

Part of: country, land, nation

Encyclopedia: National, West Virginia