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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a person who owes allegiance to that nation;
- Example: "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
[syn: national, subject]


ADJECTIVE (7)

1. of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country;
- Example: "national hero"
- Example: "national anthem"
- Example: "a national landmark"

2. limited to or in the interests of a particular nation;
- Example: "national interests"
- Example: "isolationism is a strictly national policy"

3. concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country;
- Example: "the national government"
- Example: "national elections"
- Example: "of national concern"
- Example: "the national highway system"
- Example: "national forests"

4. owned or maintained for the public by the national government;
- Example: "national parks"

5. inside the country;
- Example: "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"
- Example: "the nation's internal politics"
[syn: home(a), interior(a), internal, national]

6. characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation;
- Example: "a national trait"

7. of or relating to nationality;
- Example: "national origin"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

national \na"tion*al\ (?; 277), n. 1. A citizen (of a particular country); as, U. S. nationals are advised to contact their embassy when abroad. [PJC] 2. A country-wide sports competition; for a series of competitions, the plural form is usually used; as, to advance to the nationals. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

National \Na"tion*al\ (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. national.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Attached to one's own country or nation. [1913 Webster] 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. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

national adj 1: of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country; "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark" 2: limited to or in the interests of a particular nation; "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy" [ant: international] 3: concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country; "the national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests" [ant: local] 4: owned or maintained for the public by the national government; "national parks" 5: inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics" [syn: home(a), interior(a), internal, national] 6: characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation; "a national trait" 7: of or relating to nationality; "national origin" n 1: a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects" [syn: national, subject]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

72 Moby Thesaurus words for "national": all-comprehending, all-comprehensive, all-covering, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-filling, all-including, all-inclusive, all-pervading, allover, catholic, chauvinistic, citizen, citizen by adoption, civic, civil, clannish, common, communal, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, country-wide, ecumenic, ethnic, family, federal, galactic, general, genetic, gentile, gentilic, global, governmental, heaven-wide, home, hyphenate, hyphenated American, immigrant, inhabitant, inland, internal, international, intestine, jingoistic, lineal, metic, municipal, nationalist, nationalistic, native, naturalized citizen, nondenominational, nonnative citizen, nonsectarian, patriotic, phyletic, phylogenetic, planetary, popular, public, racial, resident, social, societal, state, subject, supranational, total, totemic, tribal, universal, world-wide
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

NATIONAL or PUBLIC DOMAIN. All the property which belongs to the state is comprehended under the name of national or public domain. 2. Care must be taken not to confound the public or national domain, with the national finances, or the public revenue, as taxes, imposts, contributions, duties, and the like, which are not considered as property, and are essentially attached to the sovereignty. Vide Domain; Eminent Domain.