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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 na·tion·al /ˈnæʃnəl, ˈnæʃənḷ/
 (a.)國家的,國民的,民族的國民,僑民,同胞

From: Network Terminology

 national
 全國 國家

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Na·tion·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a nation; common to a whole people or race; public; general; as, a national government, language, dress, custom, calamity, etc.
 2. Attached to one's own country or nation.
 National anthem, a popular song or hymn which has become by general acceptance the recognized musical expression of the patriotic sentiment of a nation; as, “God save the King” is called the national anthem of England.
 National bank, the official common name of a class of banking corporations established under the laws of the United States.
 National flag. See under Flag.
 National guard, a body of militia, or a local military organization, as in Paris during the French Revolution, or as certain bodies of militia in other European countries and in the United States.
 National salute, a salute consisting of as many guns as there are States in the Union. [U.S.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 national
      adj 1: of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country;
             "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national
             landmark"
      2: limited to or in the interests of a particular nation;
         "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national
         policy" [ant: international]
      3: concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire
         nation or country; "the national government"; "national
         elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway
         system"; "national forests" [ant: local]
      4: owned or maintained for the public by the national
         government; "national parks"
      5: inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader
         responsibilities than the United States Department of the
         Interior"; "the nation's internal politics" [syn: home(a),
          interior(a), internal]
      6: characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation; "a
         national trait"
      7: of or relating to nationality; "national origin"
      n : a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has
          a duty to his subjects" [syn: subject]