ETYM Old Fren. communalté; French communauté, from communal. Related to Communal.
Class composed of persons lacking noble or knightly or gentle rank; SYN. commonality, commons.
Common people; the general populace.
(Irregular plural: masses).
1. A large body of matter without definite shape.
2. An ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people).
3. The property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field.
ETYM French nation, Latin natio nation, race, orig., a being born, from natus, p. p. of nasci, to be born, for gnatus, gnasci, from the same root as Eng. kin. Related to Kin kindred, and cf. Cognate, Natal, Native.
1. A federation of tribes (especially native American tribes).
2. The people of a nation or country or a community of persons bound by a common heritage; SYN. nationality, land, country, a people.
nationality / næʃənæləti /
Množina reči nationality je nationalities.
ETYM Cf. French nationalité.
The status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization.
people / piːpl̩ /
Množina reči people je peoples.
ETYM Old Eng. peple, people, Old Fren. pueple, French peuple, from Latin populus. Related to Populage, Public, Pueblo.
1. Members of a family line.
2. (Plural) Any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively.