- internasal suture,
- international association of lions clubs,
- international atomic time,
- international bank for reconstruction and development,
- international brigade,
- international candle
Origin of international
Examples from the Web for internationality
Beginners should always consult an Esperanto Dictionary if they have any doubt as to internationality or spelling.
It may here be mentioned that the internationality of science has shown itself active also in the question of atomic weights.
- a contest between two national teams
- a member of these teams
1780, apparently coined by Jeremy Bentham from inter- + national. In communist jargon, as a noun and with a capital -i-, it is short for International Working Men's Association, the first of which was founded in London by Marx in 1864. "The Internationale" (from fem. of French international), the socialist hymn, was written 1871 by Eugène Pottier. International Date Line is from 1910. Related: Internationally.
An international organization of workers founded by Karl Marx (see also Marx) in the 1860s. Weakened by disputes, it was dissolved in 1876, but it was succeeded by three later Internationals, which sought to spread communism throughout the world. The most effective of these was the Third International, formed by the Soviet Union in 1919 and dissolved in 1943 by Joseph Stalin.