What is national?

  • (adj): Limited to or in the interests of a particular nation.
    Example: "National interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on national:

Orienteering - Governing Bodies - National
... These national bodies are the rule-making body for that nation ... the British Orienteering Federation is the national governing body for the United Kingdom ...
Deutschlandlied - Variants, Additions, and Controversial Performances - Notable Performances and Covers
... 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 ...
Zdravljica
... with some changes in 1848, is a poem by the Slovene Romantic poet France PreŇ°eren, 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 ...
German Unity Day - History of The National Holiday in Germany - Attempt To Change The Date of National Holiday
... 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 ...
40th Infantry Division (United States)
... has become a four brigade combat team division with National Guardsmen from throughout the Pacific/Western United States and Oceania ... 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 ... The division was redesignated the National Guard unit for California alone, and it continues to serve domestically as such, mostly in homeland security operations ...

More definitions of "national":

  • (noun): A person who owes allegiance to that nation.
    Synonyms: subject
  • (adj): Of or relating to nationality.
    Example: "National origin"
  • (adj): Characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation.
    Example: "A national trait"
  • (adj): Owned or maintained for the public by the national government.
    Example: "National parks"
  • (adj): Concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country.
    Example: "The national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests"
  • (adj): Of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country.
    Example: "National hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark"

Famous quotes containing the word national:

    Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end, liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments, and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    The cinema is going to form the mind of England. The national conscience, the national ideals and tests of conduct, will be those of the film.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    Our national experience in Americanizing millions of Europeans whose chief wish was to become Americans has been a heady wine which has made us believe, as perhaps no nation before us has ever believed, that, given the slimmest chance, all peoples will pattern themselves upon our model.
    Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)