national leader


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n national leader a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
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  • Winston Churchill
    “The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.”
  • Golda Meir
    “A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.”


In literature:

His father was the war chief of the nation and a very successful leader.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7" by Charles H. Sylvester
"An Interpretation of Friends Worship" by N. Jean Toomer
The New Nation under their leaders are coming forward to clear their native soil of intruders and assassins.
"The Red River Colony" by Louis Aubrey Wood
If he had done nothing else, his 'National Policy' campaign would have stamped him as a leader of men.
"The Day of Sir John Macdonald" by Joseph Pope
The Pampangos elected as leader a master-of-camp of their own nation, one Don Francisco Manyago.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 41 of 55, 1691-1700" by Various
Yet its leaders have been commonplace men, unknown to the nation at large.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
This national element in the movement was not understood by the revolutionary leaders.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
This was most galling to their pride as religious leaders of the nation.
"Training the Teacher" by A. F. Schauffler
The leaders have used the media extensively in their efforts to revolutionize all aspects of the national life.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
The death of O'Connell seemed to have left the "repeal party," (nearly the whole nation,) without a leader.
"Graham's Magazine, Vol XXXIII, No. 6, December 1848" by Various

In poetry:

What am I? A fragment of ancient dread,
A javelin, fallen on earth —
Atreus, the leader of nations, is dead, —
But I have been spared by death.
"Agamemnon's Warrior" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
How felt the land in every part
The strong throb of a nation's heart,
As its great leader gave, with reverent awe,
His pledge to Union, Liberty, and Law.
"The Vow Of Washington" by John Greenleaf Whittier
O towrds ye Leaders of my nation move
O beat my warming heart with sense of love,
Commend th' Assertours on their own accord,
& bless ye Sovreign causer, bless the Lord.
"Deborah" by Thomas Parnell
'Put out the light!' exclaimed the Moor—
I think they call his name Othello—
When opening his wife's chamber door
To cut her throat—the princely fellow!
Noblest of all the nigger nation!
File leader in amalgamation!
"Slaveholder's Address To The North Star" by John Pierpont

In news:

Lake High School is national leader in Kohl's Cares campaign.
No on S decision may make Berkeley a national leader against sit/lie laws.
Legion's national leader to visit Bluffton tomorrow.
Alabama children's health insurance program, once national leader , pinching pennies.
SAGU ranked as national leader preparing hispanic students for ministry.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University was recognized in June as a national leader preparing Hispanic students for vocational.
SALEM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Local physician featured as national leader in social media.
Mississippi Commission of Volunteer Service held a roundtable discussion with locals, university, state and national leader s at Ole Miss on Wednesday.
National Leader examines local community service.
Alpena could become national leader in unmanned aircraft development.
FAIRMONT — West Virginia is basking in its status as a national leader .
Molino goes from two-time walk-on to national leader .
Argentine leader moves to nationalize oil company.
Catholic leaders join national outcry against Obama's new birth control policy.
Leaders at the highest levels of the federal government are moving forward with a range of cybersecurity programs and initiatives, according to a National Security Council official.

In science:

Kenichi Miura is a professor of high-end computing at Japan’s National Institute of Informatics and project leader of the Resources Linkage for e-Science project. His research interests include grid technology and supercomputing and special-purpose processor architecture development.
AstroSim: Collaborative Visualization of an Astrophysics Simulation in Second Life
Top young scientists getting their Ph.D’s from the RHIC program and postdoctoral research scientists at the start of the RHIC program are now new leaders as tenured faculty at our nation’s universities and research scientists at national laboratories.
Phases of QCD: Summary of the Rutgers Long Range Plan Town Meeting
International Advisory Group Milind Diwan (co-leader) Brookhaven National Lab.
Report of the US long baseline neutrino experiment study