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nation

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Foreign nation: P. and V. ἔθνος, τό. Race: P. and V. γένος, τό, φῦλον, τό. Whole body of citizens: use P. and V. πόλις, ἡ, οἱ πολῖται. The law of nations: P, ὁ κοινὸς ἁπάντων ἀνθρώπων νόμος (Dem. 639).