ETYM Cf. French national.
1. Characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation.
2. Concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country.
3. Limited to or in the interests of a particular nation.
4. Of or relating to nationality.
5. Of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country.
6. Owned or maintained for the public by the national government.
A person who owes allegiance to that nation; SYN. subject.