Please be aware that in courses at a college or a university you will be given another definition of nation-state, i.e.,
- a form of political organization under which a relatively homogeneous people inhabits a sovereign state; especially
- a state containing one as opposed to several nationalities Merriam-Webster
This doesn't include the Czarist Russia, Prussia or the Holy Roman Empire.
AugustO 09:25, 12 November 2011 (EST)