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Ancestry vs. Nationality

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Ancestrynoun

Condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent.

‘Title and ancestry render a good man more illustrious, but an ill one more contemptible. -Addison.’;

Nationalitynoun

Membership of a particular nation or state, by origin, birth, naturalization, ownership, allegiance or otherwise.

Ancestrynoun

A series of ancestors or progenitors; lineage, or those who compose the line of natural descent.

Nationalitynoun

National, i.e. ethnic and/or cultural, character or identity.

Ancestrynoun

Condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent.

‘Title and ancestry render a good man more illustrious, but an ill one more contemptible.’;

Nationalitynoun

A people sharing a common origin, culture and/or language, and possibly constituting a nation-state.

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Ancestrynoun

A series of ancestors or progenitors; lineage, or those who compose the line of natural descent.

Nationalitynoun

Political existence, independence or unity as a national entity.

Ancestrynoun

the descendants of one individual;

‘his entire lineage has been warriors’;

Nationalitynoun

(archaic) Nationalism or patriotism.

Ancestrynoun

inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

Nationalitynoun

The quality of being national, or strongly attached to one's own nation; patriotism.

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Nationalitynoun

The sum of the qualities which distinguish a nation; national character.

Nationalitynoun

A race or people, as determined by common language and character, and not by political bias or divisions; a nation.

‘The fulfillment of his mission is to be looked for in the condition of nationalities and the character of peoples.’;

Nationalitynoun

Existence as a distinct or individual nation; national unity and integrity.

Nationalitynoun

The state or quality of belonging to or being connected with a nation or government by nativity, character, ownership, allegiance, etc.; as, to record one's nationality on identification papers; the Soviet Union had citizens of many nationalities.

Nationalitynoun

the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization

Nationality

Nationality is a legal identification of a person in international law, establishing the person as a subject, a national, of a sovereign state. It affords the state jurisdiction over the person and affords the person the protection of the state against other states.Article 15 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that and By international custom and conventions, it is the right of each state to determine who its nationals are.

‘Everyone has the right to a nationality,’; ‘No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality nor denied the right to change his nationality.’;

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