national,adj.1. Of or relating to a nation <national anthem>.2. Nationwide in scope <national


national,n.1. A member of a nation. 2. A person owing permanent allegiance to and under the

protection of a state. 8 USCA § 1101(a)(21).

national of the United States.A citizen of the United States or a noncitizen who owes permanent allegiance to the United States. 8 USCA § 1101(a)(22). — Also termed U.S. national;

U.S. citizen. [Cases: Citizens 1. C.J.S. Citizens §§ 7, 12.]

[Blacks Law 8th]