[ney-shuh n-hoo d]
- the state or quality of having status as a separate and independent nation: an African colony that achieved nationhood.
Origin of nationhood
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Examples from the Web for nationhood
Nationhood is, then, essentially a psychological conception.The Group Mind
If we fail to do our part nobly the whole fabric of nationhood will fall.The Affable Stranger
The colonies have come to be nations, very jealous of their nationhood.
He formulated the demand for Irish nationhood with clearness and precision.Ireland Since Parnell
Daniel Desmond Sheehan
It is also derived from the fact of nationhood, but from the achievement of nationhood at the other end of history.
Word Origin and History for nationhood
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper