Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
1) A body of people that is politically organized, especially one that occupies a clearly defined territory and is sovereign. 2) The political system that governs such a body of people. 3) One of the constituent parts of a nation, as in any of the 50 states.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:24 pm