a politically organized body of people under a single government
commonwealth, country, land, nation, res publica, state
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the independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for
an ancient city state on the north African coast near modern Tunis; founded by Phoenicians; destroyed and rebuilt by Romans; razed by Arabs in 697
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any of the countries in the British Commonwealth
a country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically
one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
any state of which one is not a citizen
the German state
renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state
a state that does not respect other states in its international actions
a state exercising a degree of dominion over a dependent state especially in its foreign affairs
a nation that possesses formidable naval strength
great power, major power, power, superpower, world power
a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
city state, city-state
a state consisting of a sovereign city
a friendly nation
Hohenzollern empire, Second Reich
the Reich when Hohenzollern monarchs ruled Germany (from 1871 to 1919)
Nazi Germany, Third Reich
the Nazi dictatorship under Hitler (1933-1945)
a leading or paramount power
political entity, political unit
a unit with political responsibilities
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