What is national?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country.
    Example: "National hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on national:

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 ... 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 ... The division was redesignated the National Guard unit for California alone, and it continues to serve domestically as such, mostly in homeland security ...
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 ... working hours would be seen as a provocation and devaluing the national holiday ... 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 rather than the ...
Zdravljica
... 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 ... promotion of the idea of a united Slovenia, which the March Revolution in 1848 elevated into a national political programme ...
Orienteering - Governing Bodies - 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 ...
Deutschlandlied - Variants, Additions, and Controversial Performances - Notable Performances and Covers
... The German musician Nico sometimes performed the national anthem at concerts and dedicated it to militant Andreas Baader, leader of the Red Army Faction ... contains fourteen songs with adaptations of national anthems ...

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): Limited to or in the interests of a particular nation.
    Example: "National interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy"
  • (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): Owned or maintained for the public by the national government.
    Example: "National parks"

Famous quotes containing the word national:

    It appears to be a matter of national pride that the President is to have more mud, and blacker mud, and filthier mud in front of his door than any other man can afford.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    I would dodge, not lie, in the national interest.
    Larry Speakes (b. 1939)

    As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
    Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859)