the depiction of a country as a whole, encompassing its culture, traditions, language, and politics
Each of the new republics tried to establish a national identity.
It allowed him to interrogate his own prejudices embedded in a sense of national identity.
On the question of his own national identity, Abbas sees blurred lines.
There was no national identity in the [Arab] villages before then.
We Iraqis do not have common agreement on our national identity.
Obama claimed that “national identity” had nothing to do with his approach to the crisis.
Culinary art and gastronomic heritage were made part of the French national identity.
A new sense of national identity was found in the identity of religion.
To them the question at issue was the preservation of the national identity of their country.
Ireland, a small country, can only maintain its national identity by moral and economic forces.
In any case, before the Bolero could open fire she had to establish the national identity of the stranger.