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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnationhoodna‧tion‧hood /ˈneɪʃənhʊd/ noun [uncountable]  the state of being a nation
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nationhoodIt's international in that they see themselves above nationhood, beyond patriotism, and they want the war to end.It seemed a poor candidate for nationhood.It is that it has lost its nationhood.They tried to build nations; as they depart, so does the idea of nationhood.Maybe they also came to reaffirm a sense of nationhood barely a decade after the agony of civil war.Yet postwar experience has shown that the formal foundations of the state were not the sinequanon of nationhood.Their commitment to nationhood had been forged long before.An interior from a Maryland farmhouse shows that with nationhood comes a fully developed appreciation of fine furniture and decorative pieces.
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