1. state; country; nation
Wikipedia definition
2. State (polity)A state is a compulsory political organization with a centralized government that maintains a monopoly of the legitimate use of force within a certain territory. States may be sovereign. Many states are federated states which participate in a federal union. Some states are subject to external sovereignty or hegemony where ultimate sovereignty lies in another state.
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