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peoplehood

[pee-puh l-hoo d] /ˈpi pəlˌhʊd/
noun
1.
the state or condition of being a people.
2.
the consciousness of certain beliefs or characteristics that make one part of a people; sense of belonging to a people.
Origin of peoplehood
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; people + -hood
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