dual citizenship


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. duad,
  2. dual,
  3. dual alliance,
  4. dual carriageway,
  5. dual citizen,
  6. dual heritage,
  7. dual highway,
  8. dual monarchy,
  9. dual nationality,
  10. dual personality

Origin of dual citizenship

First recorded in 1920–25

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