(in Britain) an organization concerned with the preservation of historic buildings and monuments and areas of the countryside of great beauty in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It was founded in 1895 and incorporated by act of parliament in 1907. The National Trust for Scotland was founded in 1931
(in Australia) a similar organization in each of the states
- National unity government
noun 1. a government formed by a coalition of parties, esp in time of national emergency
noun, U.S. Government. 1. the board (1942–45) that mediated and arbitrated labor disputes. Abbreviation: NWLB, WLB.
noun 1. an agency of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is responsible for meteorological observations, weather forecasts, storm and flood warnings, etc.
noun 1. (South African) the advocacy of national solidarity in South Africa in the post-apartheid era
[ney-shuh n-hoo d] /ˈneɪ ʃənˌhʊd/ noun 1. the state or quality of having status as a separate and independent : an African colony that achieved nationhood. n. 1840, from nation + -hood.