National may refer to:
- Nation or country
- A citizen or subject of a country; by inference, frequently a person who owes loyalty to a country but lacks full membership in it, a non-citizen resident
- National (distribution), a type of product or publication this is distributed across an entire nation, e.g., a national magazine
- Vending machines made by the large manufacturer Crane Co.
- National (brand), the Japanese brand under which Matsushita products are sold (elsewhere they are sold under the Panasonic brand)
- National (Gymanfa Ganu), a Welsh festival in Wales, England and North America
Other articles related to "national":
... These national bodies are the rule-making body for that nation ... For example the British Orienteering Federation is the national governing body for the United Kingdom ...
... a poem by the Slovene Romantic poet France Prešeren, considered the national poet of Slovenes ... On 27 September 1989, it became the national anthem of Slovenia ... Slovenia, which the March Revolution in 1848 elevated into a national political programme ...
... The German musician Nico sometimes performed the national anthem at concerts and dedicated it to militant Andreas Baader, leader of the Red Army Faction ... on the album Volk, which contains fourteen songs with adaptations of national anthems ... In a subsequent television interview German national coach Rainer Kiessler said that he was appalled and could not accept what had happened ...
... become a four brigade combat team division with National Guardsmen from throughout the Pacific/Western United States and Oceania ... service in World War I as a depot division, it was reorganised as the National Guard division for California, Nevada, and Utah, before seeing service in the Pacific Theatre of World War II ... The division was redesignated the National Guard unit for California alone, and it continues to serve domestically as such, mostly in homeland security ...
... Instead of October 3, the National Reunification should be celebrated on the first Sunday of October ... of discontent for an increased working hours would be seen as a provocation and devaluing the national holiday ... would have meant that it would sometimes fall on 7 October, which happens to have been the national day of East Germany this date would thus have been seen as commemorating the division of Germany ...
Famous quotes containing the word national:
“I foresee the time when the painter will paint that scene, no longer going to Rome for a subject; the poet will sing it; the historian record it; and, with the Landing of the Pilgrims and the Declaration of Independence, it will be the ornament of some future national gallery, when at least the present form of slavery shall be no more here. We shall then be at liberty to weep for Captain Brown. Then, and not till then, we will take our revenge.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“In my public statements I have earnestly urged that there rested upon government many responsibilities which affect the moral and spiritual welfare of our people. The participation of women in elections has produced a keener realization of the importance of these questions and has contributed to higher national ideals. Moreover, it is through them that our national ideals are ingrained in our children.”
—Herbert Hoover (18741964)
“Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just as they die of any other disease. Fortunately, in England at any rate, thought is not catching. Our splendid physique as a people is entirely due to our national stupidity.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)