dual citizenship

  1. Also called dual nationality. the status of a person who is a legal citizen of two or more countries.
  2. citizenship of both a state and a nation, in nations consisting of a federation of states, as the U.S.

Origin of dual citizenship

First recorded in 1920–25
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