Examples from the Web for national
The scheme has been condemned by civil liberties groups and queried by the National Association of Head Teachers.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis|Nico Hines|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Whether he can do it on the national stage is the unanswered question.
We face a lot of problems at this moment in our national and global history.
If mercy is not preached by a national figure we take seriously, our battles over policy power will grow ever more merciless.
His son, Yaqoob Bizenjo, served as a member of the National Assembly until 2013.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In our National Gallery there are fine specimens of Correggio.The Old Masters and Their Pictures|Sarah Tytler
A huge crowd had gathered, and the youth of it was demonstrating with energy, cheering and breaking soon into national songs.The Guns of Europe|Joseph A. Altsheler
This unpretentious spot of Italian soil was to prove the cradle of the revolutioniser of Italy's national music-drama.Verdi: Man and Musician|Frederick James Crowest
He stopped to send his officer to the Arcade; but the National Guard had been withdrawn from there, too.The Countess of Charny|Alexandre Dumas (pere)
Some thirty others of the National party followed his example of defiance with a similar result.
British Dictionary definitions for national (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for national (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for national
1590s, from Middle French national (from Old French nation), and also from nation + -al (1). As a noun, "citizen of a (particular) nation," from 1887. National anthem first recorded 1819, in Shelley. Related: Nationally.