Legal Definition and Related Resources of National

Meaning of National

Pertaining or relating to a nation as a whole. Generally denotes the citizen or a person who belongs to a particular nation. As used in the phrase national of the United States , the term is broader than the term citizen. See Brassert v Biddle, (D.C. Conn.) 59 F.Supp. 457. As defined in the immigration and nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. §1101(a) (21), (22), the word means a citizen of the United States or a person who, though not a citizen, owes permanent allegiance to the United States.

Synonyms of National


  • affecting the nation as a whole
  • common
  • countrywide
  • domestic
  • established by the federal government
  • federal
  • general
  • government
  • governmentowned
  • governmental
  • public
  • publicly owned
  • societal
  • sovereign

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