a people regarded as a political body under an organized government.
Contemporary Examples

Why Partisan Bickering Works Tunku Varadarajan February 22, 2010

Historical Examples

The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study Jean-Marie Guyau
Preventable Diseases Woods Hutchinson
Steam Steel and Electricity James W. Steele
The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 81, July, 1864 Various
Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History Thomas Carlyle
A Christmas Garland Max Beerbohm
The Blot on the Kaiser’s ‘Scutcheon Newell Dwight Hillis
Aliens William McFee

the body politic, the people of a nation or the nation itself considered as a political entity; the state


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