national (

     adj 1: of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country;
            "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national
     2: limited to or in the interests of a particular nation;
        "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national
        policy" [ant: international]
     3: concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire
        nation or country; "the national government"; "national
        elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway
        system"; "national forests" [ant: local]
     4: owned or maintained for the public by the national
        government; "national parks"
     5: inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader
        responsibilities than the United States Department of the
        Interior"; "the nation's internal politics" [syn: home(a),
         interior(a), internal]
     6: characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation; "a
        national trait"
     7: of or relating to nationality; "national origin"
     n : a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has
         a duty to his subjects" [syn: subject]