A nation where the average income is much lower than in industrial nations, where the economy relies on a few export crops, and where farming is conducted by primitive methods. In many developing nations, rapid population growth threatens the supply of food. Developing nations have also been called underdeveloped nations. Most of them are in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. (See also Third World.)
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France 24's coverage of two developing hostage situations in Paris on Friday.
Congress is now 92 percent Christian, resembling more to a papal enclave than our religiously diverse nation.
If Congress accurately reflected our nation on the basis of race, about 63 percent would be white, not 80 percent.
It could dramatically improve quality of life in communities throughout the developing world.
They carved a refuge out of the wilderness and then, in 200 years, built it into the most powerful nation on earth.
My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He could not tell what I meant by secrets of state, where an enemy or some rival nation were not in the case.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
For the first time in his experience the Corsican had to meet the forces of a nation and not of a government.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Gourges fitted out three vessels and 150 soldiers at his own expense to revenge their death, and repair the honor of his nation.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He made a violent assault against the nation of his enemies, and in the descent he destroyed the adversaries.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various