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.
[ney-shuh n] /ˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a large body of people, associated with a particular territory, that is sufficiently conscious of its unity to seek or to possess a government peculiarly its own: The president spoke to the nation about the new tax. 2. the territory or country itself: the nations of Central America. 3. […]