the Australian nation
the French-Canadian nation
"For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom"[Bible: St. Matthew]
"No nation is fit to sit in judgement upon any other nation"
"A nation is the same people living in the same place"
"Nations, like men, have their infancy"
"The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes"
At the same time, we all have a duty at this critical stage in the nation 's situation to proceed with circumspection.The Endless Game
Business leaders estimate the droves of people taking time off work could cost the nation hundreds of thousands of euros.Irish Times (2002)
Either way the English archer was king of the battlefield, for no other nation had learned to use the yew bow.The Grail Quest (3) HERETIC (2004)
He returned to the nation the belief in ourselves which we had lost in that first terrible war.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
He'd seemed a harmless small-time burglar, one of the many dimwits choking up the nation 's jails.A Nasty Dose of Death
I think everyone now understands how important the rural economy is tothe nation 's economic well-being.Country Life (2004)
In Silvio Berlusconi there is now a high-profile football figure leading the nation.Glasgow Herald (2001)
The BBC has lofty ideals - to inform, educate and entertain the nation.Irish Times (2002)
The former Goon whose loveable wit and beautiful voice entertained the nation for decades, died last week aged 79 of cancer.Glasgow Herald (2001)