the Group of Seven nations and Russia, whose heads of government meet to discuss economic matters and international relationsAbbreviation: G8
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group of eight in Culture
The world's leading industrial nations (Great Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, and the United States) whose leaders meet regularly to discuss the world's economic problems. Often called the G-8. In recent years their meetings have become the scenes of large and sometimes violent protests against the global economy.
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