Hypertext Webster Gateway: "nationality"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Nationality \Na`tion*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Nationalities}. [Cf. F.
1. The quality of being national, or strongly attached to
one's own nation; patriotism.

2. The sum of the qualities which distinguish a nation;
national character.

3. A race or people, as determined by common language and
character, and not by political bias or divisions; a

the fulfillment of his mission is to be looked for
in the condition of nationalities and the character
of peoples. --H. W.

4. Existence as a distinct or individual nation; national
unity and integrity.

5. The state or quality of belonging to or being connected
with a nation or government by nativity, character,
ownership, allegiance, etc.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n : the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or

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