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":
... the Slovene Romantic poet France Prešeren, considered the national poet of Slovenes ... On 27 September 1989, it became the national anthem of Slovenia ... which the March Revolution in 1848 elevated into a national political programme ...
... 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 ...
... Instead of October 3, the National Reunification should be celebrated on the first Sunday of October ... for an increased working hours would be seen as a provocation and devaluing the national holiday ... 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 ...
... The German musician Nico sometimes performed the national anthem at concerts and dedicated it to militant Andreas Baader, leader of the Red Army Faction ... in a song titled "Germania", 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 ...
... has become a four brigade combat team division with National Guardsmen from throughout the Pacific/Western United States and Oceania ... After seeing 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 ... The division was redesignated the National Guard unit for California alone, and it continues to serve domestically as such, mostly in homeland ...
Famous quotes containing the word national:
“This is the first national administration weve ever seen where the housewife couldnt afford to buy groceries and the farmer couldnt afford to grow them.”
—Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)
“The return of the asymmetrical Saturday was one of those small events that were interior, local, almost civic and which, in tranquil lives and closed societies, create a sort of national bond and become the favorite theme of conversation, of jokes and of stories exaggerated with pleasure: it would have been a ready- made seed for a legendary cycle, had any of us leanings toward the epic.”
—Marcel Proust (18711922)
“... the Wall became a magnet for citizens of every generation, class, race, and relationship to the war perhaps because it is the only great public monument that allows the anesthetized holes in the heart to fill with a truly national grief.”
—Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)