What is national?

  • (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"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on national:

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 ... 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 ...
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 ...
40th Infantry Division (United States)
... the division has become a four brigade combat team division with National Guardsmen from throughout the Pacific/Western United States and Oceania ... 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 operations ...
Zdravljica
... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ...

More definitions of "national":

  • (noun): A person who owes allegiance to that nation.
    Synonyms: subject
  • (adj): Owned or maintained for the public by the national government.
    Example: "National parks"
  • (adj): Limited to or in the interests of a particular nation.
    Example: "National interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy"
  • (adj): Of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country.
    Example: "National hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark"
  • (adj): Of or relating to nationality.
    Example: "National origin"
  • (adj): Characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation.
    Example: "A national trait"

Famous quotes containing the word national:

    I would save the Union. I would save it the shortest way under the Constitution. The sooner the national authority can be restored; the nearer the Union will be “the Union as it was.”
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    This is the first national administration we’ve ever seen where the housewife couldn’t afford to buy groceries and the farmer couldn’t afford to grow them.
    Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)

    ... 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)