Definitions for "Nation-state"
An autonomous political entity; a country like the United States or Canada.
A form of political organization under which a relatively homogeneous people inhabits a sovereign state; especially a state containing one as opposed to several nationalities.
a country whose population is comprised largely of a single ethnic group
a nation that has the same borders as a State
a nation which has the same borders as a State
the entity formed when people sharing the same historical, cultural, or linguistic roots form their own state with borders, a govern-ment, and international recognition; trend began with French and American Revolutions (102)
Keywords:  legitimised, people
a state legitimised by the people
Keywords:  citizens, share, common
a state in which all citizens share a common nationality