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1treated as singular An annual international rugby union championship involving England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales. It was known as the Five Nations until Italy joined in 2000.
2The peoples of the Iroquois confederacy.Compare with Five Nations (sense 2 of the noun)
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.