nationality

[nash-uh-nal-i-tee]
noun, plural nationalities for 1, 2, 5, 6.
1.
the status of belonging to a particular nation, whether by birth or naturalization: the nationality of an immigrant.
2.
the relationship of property, holdings, etc., to a particular nation, or to one or more of its members: the nationality of a ship.
4.
existence as a distinct nation; national independence: a small colony that has just achieved nationality.
5.
a nation or people: the nationalities of the Americas.
6.
a national quality or character: Nationalities tend to submerge and disappear in a metropolis.

Origin:
1685–95; national + -ity

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nationality (ˌnæʃəˈnælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  the state or fact of being a citizen of a particular nation
2.  a body of people sharing common descent, history, language, etc; a nation
3.  a national group: 30 different nationalities are found in this city
4.  national character or quality
5.  the state or fact of being a nation; national status

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nationality
"fact of belonging to a particular nation," 1828, from national + -ity.
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Example sentences
Until all races and nationalities acknowledge that they themselves can unfairly
  judge others, it will not diminish.
We can graduate from these labels and nationalities.
While we're all different nationalities, we're also a lot alike because we're
  cavers.
It is really interesting to hear all of your own nationalities.
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