Definition of NATIONAL

noun : NATIONAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects" ;

Adjective : NATIONAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country; "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark" ;

  • 2. (

    ) limited to or in the interests of a particular nation; "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy" ;

  • 3. (

    ) concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country; "the national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests" ;

  • 4. (

    ) owned or maintained for the public by the national government; "national parks" ;

  • 5. (

    ) inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics" ;

  • 6. (

    ) characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation; "a national trait" ;

  • 7. (

    ) of or relating to nationality; "national origin" ;


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