• Reading the Draft Covenant for the League of Nations--Paris
    Reading the Draft Covenant for the League of Nations--Paris
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nationalization changing something from private to state ownership or control
    • n nationalization the action of rendering national in character
    • n nationalization the action of forming or becoming a nation
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A National Pike Freighter A National Pike Freighter
Moline Universal Tractor, Model D, of 198, in the Hall of Farm Machinery, National Museum of History and Technology Moline Universal Tractor, Model D, of 198, in the Hall of Farm Machinery, National Museum of History and Technology
Chief of Seneca Nation Chief of Seneca Nation

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There are 158 verses in the Greek National Anthem
    • n Nationalization The act of nationalizing, or the state of being nationalized.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The six official languages of the United Nations are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish
    • n nationalization The act of rendering national in character instead of local.
    • n nationalization The act of making national as regards possession, use, and control; especially, as advocated by many socialists, the abolition of private property, as in lands, railways, etc., and the vesting of it in the nation for national use: as, the nationalisation of land.
    • n nationalization Also spelled nationalisation.
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  • Calvin Coolidge
    “The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most.”
  • Voltaire
    “All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.”
  • George Eliot
    “The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.”
  • Peter Handke
    Peter Handke
    “If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    “The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.”


In literature:

Doubtless there are many engines which the nation might bring to bear on this object.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
In making manhood suffrage national, however, it nationalized the issue.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
A common national sympathy held the country roughly together, but a real national union had yet to come.
"History of the English People, Volume I (of 8)" by John Richard Green
All the great nations of the world sent delegates, as did many of the smaller nations.
"A School History of the Great War" by Albert E. McKinley, Charles A. Coulomb, and Armand J. Gerson
Reference has been made here to-day to some of the national problems which confront us as a nation.
"President Wilson's Addresses" by Woodrow Wilson
It was on the 6th of April, 1791, that the National Assembly resumed its sittings.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
Could you use the same arguments in favor of the League of Nations and our membership in it, as a nation?
"Hebrew Life and Times" by Harold B. Hunting
Business, in brief, is projected in terms of nations.
"The War After the War" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
Nation, 106 ('18): 674.
"Contemporary American Literature" by John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert
The feeling here is that of nationality in the strictest sense, nationality in a purely local or geographical sense.
"Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists" by James Anthony Froude, Edward A. Freeman, William Ewart Gladstone, John Henry Newman and Leslie Stephen

In poetry:

I split the rock;
I felled the tree:
The nation was-
Because of me!
"Old Botany Bay" by Dame Mary Gilmore DBE
Sweet stars, that calmly, purely bright,
Look down below,
O, pity with your eyes of light
A Nation's woe!
"Henry Clay" by Effie Afton
Earth upon the billet heap;
So may a tyrant's heart be buried deep!
The dark woods echoed to the long acclaim,
Accursed be his nation and his name!
"The Missionary - Canto Fourth" by William Lisle Bowles
Dear to a nation, grateful to thy muse,
That nation's tears upon thy grave shall flow,
For who the gentle tribute can refuse,
Which thy fine feeling gave to fancied woe?
"Elegy to the Memory of David Garrick, Esq." by Mary Darby Robinson
Sixteen dead men! What on their sword ?
“A nation's honour proud do they bear."
What on their bent heads ? " God's holy word ;
All of their nation's heart blended in prayer"
"Sixteen Dead Men" by Dora Sigerson Shorter
Steam! — if the nations grow not old That see broad Ocean's "back of gold,"
Or hear him in the wind —
Why dost thou not thy banner shake
O'er sealess, streamless lands, and make
One nation of mankind?
"Steam In the Desert" by Ebenezer Elliott

In news:

The Washington Nationals' Danny Espinosa scores the winning run after Chad Tracy reached to first on an error by the Braves' Dan Uggla during the 13th inning at Nationals Park late Monday.
Former US national team coach Bora Milutinovic has officially taken over as the head coach of the Iraqi national soccer team.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park got an early Holiday gift on Dec 14 when the Friends of the Smokies officially transferred 20 acres of new land to the national park.
Nationals vs Braves Monday, 7:05 pm, Nationals Park.
Making her national debut in a speech to the Republican National Convention.
(CBS News) PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley said on "Face the Nation" Sunday that poverty in America "threatens our very democracy," and that it threatens our national security.
Of all the car shows held nation-wide, only the Grand National Roadster Show is constantly referred to as the Grand Daddy of them all.
Arlington National Cemetery is a world famous shrine and is supposed to set an example for other military cemeteries throughout the nation.
Judson Phillips is the founder of Tea Party Nation, one of the largest Tea Party Groups in the country and the number one national Tea Party site on the Internet.
The 2011 National Electrical Code ( NEC ) has been published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and is now available from numerous sources.
From beginning to end, the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola will have been overshadowed by the ambush of the Togo national team's bus and its aftermath.
Haskell Indian Nations University had not notified the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics of academic violations dating back to 2008 outlined in a news release issued this week.
The SEC leads the nation with five players on the preseason watch list for the 2012 Jim Thorpe Award, which is presented annually to the nation's best defensive back.
The Nationals' clinching of the National League East on Monday night was both a culmination and a beginning.
I Was Wrong to Tell Khrushchev to Obliterate the U.S. Jeffrey Goldberg is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and a recipient of the National Magazine Award for Reporting.

In science:

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is operated by Associated Universities, Inc., under contract with the National Science Foundation.
New Limits on Gravitational Radiation using Pulsars
He also wishes to acknowledge National Scientific Foundation for a grant DMS 9729992, although any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Heeger, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Andrew Hime, Los Alamos National Laboratory Zbignew (Ziggy) J.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
IRAF is distributed by the National Optical Astronomy Observatories, which are operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc., under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.
Searching for Planets in the Hyades III: The Quest for Short-Period Planets
Shu-Chiuan Changa,b ∗ , Robert Shrockc † (a) Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science Tokyo University of Science Tokyo 162-8601, Japan (b) Physics Division National Center for Theoretical Sciences at Taipei National Taiwan University Taipei 10617, Taiwan (c) C. N.
Transfer Matrices for the Partition Function of the Potts Model on Cyclic and Mobius Lattice Strips