National

Definition of National

Na´tion`al
a.1.Of or pertaining to a nation; common to a whole people or race; public; general; as, a national government, language, dress, custom, calamity, etc.
2.Attached to one's own country or nation.
National anthem
a popular song or hymn which has become by general acceptance the recognized musical expression of the patriotic sentiment of a nation; as, "God save the King" is called the national anthem of England.
National bank
the official common name of a class of banking corporations established under the laws of the United States.
National flag
See under Flag.
National guard
a body of militia, or a local military organization, as in Paris during the French Revolution, or as certain bodies of militia in other European countries and in the United States.
National salute
a salute consisting of as many guns as there are States in the Union.
n.1.A citizen (of a particular country); as, U. S. nationals are advised to contact their embassy when abroad.
2.A country-wide sports competition; for a series of competitions, the plural form is usually used; as, to advance to the nationals.

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