la nación
-the nation
See the entry for nación.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (state)
a. nation
La Unión Europea está compuesta de 28 naciones independientes.The European Union is comprised of 28 independent nations.
2. (citizens)
a. nation
El rey se dirigirá hoy a la nación en su acostumbrado discurso navideño.Today the king will address the nation in his customary Christmas message.
b. people
El candidato reconoció su derrota y aceptó la voluntad de la nación.The candidate acknowledged his defeat, and accepted the will of the people.
3. (territory)
a. nation
Esta cadena de tiendas se ha extendido por toda la nación.This store chain has spread throughout the whole nation.
b. country
Recorrimos la nación de un extremo a otro.We went from one end of the country to the other.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pueblo)
a. nation
2. (territorio)
a. country
nación más favorecidamost favored nation
Naciones UnidasUnited Nations
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(país) nation; (pueblo) people
de nación española of Spanish nationality; trato de nación más favorecida most favoured nation treatment
Naciones Unidas United Nations
(S. Cone) (extranjero) foreigner
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