1. Noun.  A group of people sharing aspects of language, culture and/or ethnicity.
  2. Noun.  A historically constituted, stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, and psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.
  3. Noun.  (legal) (''international law'') A sovereign state.
  4. Noun.  (context, chiefly) an association of students based on their birthplace or ethnicity (jump, an association of students) .
  5. Noun.  Damnation.
  6. Adverb.  (chiefly, dialect) Extremely; very.

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