the depiction of a country as a whole, encompassing its culture, traditions, language, and politics
Each of the new republics tried to establish a national identity.
On the question of his own national identity, Abbas sees blurred lines.
It allowed him to interrogate his own prejudices embedded in a sense of national identity.
We Iraqis do not have common agreement on our national identity.
Most Israelis post-Oslo learned to acknowledge that national identity.
Being big and powerful is essential to our national identity.
Culinary art and gastronomic heritage were made part of the French national identity.
A new sense of national identity was found in the identity of religion.
To them the question at issue was the preservation of the national identity of their country.
Ireland, a small country, can only maintain its national identity by moral and economic forces.
In any case, before the Bolero could open fire she had to establish the national identity of the stranger.