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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  International  \In`ter*na"tion*al\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  internationale.] 
  1.  The  International;  an  abbreviated  from  of  the  title  of  the 
  International  Workingmen's  Association,  the  name  of  an 
  association,  formed  in  London  in  1864,  which  has  for 
  object  the  promotion  of  the  interests  of  the  industrial 
  classes  of  all  nations. 
 
  2.  A  member  of  the  International  Association. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  International  \In`ter*na"tion*al\,  a.  [Pref.  inter-  +  national: 
  cf  F.  international.] 
  1.  Between  or  among  nations;  pertaining  to  the  intercourse  of 
  nations;  participated  in  by  two  or  more  nations;  common 
  to  or  affecting,  two  or  more  nations. 
 
  2.  Of  or  concerning  the  association  called  the  International. 
 
  {International  code}  (Naut.),  a  common  system  of  signaling 
  adopted  by  nearly  all  maritime  nations,  whereby 
  communication  may  be  had  between  vessels  at  sea. 
 
  {International  copyright}.  See  under  {Copyright}. 
 
  {International  law},  the  rules  regulating  the  mutual 
  intercourse  of  nations.  International  law  is  mainly  the 
  product  of  the  conditions  from  time  to  time  of 
  international  intercourse,  being  drawn  from  diplomatic 
  discussion,  textbooks,  proof  of  usage,  and  from  recitals 
  in  treaties.  It  is  called  public  when  treating  of  the 
  relations  of  sovereign  powers,  and  private  when  of  the 
  relations  of  persons  of  different  nationalities. 
  International  law  is  now  by  the  better  opinion,  part  of 
  the  common  law  of  the  land.  Cf  Conflict  of  laws,  under 
  {Conflict}.  --Wharton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  international 
  adj  1:  concerning  or  belonging  to  all  or  at  least  two  or  more 
  nations;  "international  affairs";  "an  international 
  agreement";  "international  waters"  [ant:  {national}] 
  2:  from  or  between  other  countries;  "external  commerce"; 
  "international  trade";  "developing  nations  need  outside 
  help"  [syn:  {external},  {outside(a)}] 
  n  :  any  of  several  international  socialist  organizations  [syn:  {International}] 




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