Between the fifth and eighth centuries the Celtic-speaking communities of the Atlantic regions had emerged as a reasonably cohesive cultural entity.
Nevertheless, some Arab states that were once little more than collections of tribes within arbitrary borders are becoming more cohesive political entities.
On that view its international position consists of relations (exports, imports, financial and other flows) with other countries which are also cohesive national entities.
It is better, no doubt, to see it as it is now, 'a completed and cohesive entity'(UT, p. 1 again).
The Choraii have no home other than their ships, and though they travel in loose groups, each vessel is autonomous; they do not form a cohesive political entity.
If that was correct, then this was one of their most important tribal rituals, one that united and reaffirmed the Afrikaners as a cohesive entity.
Whenever the clans gathered, one strong man usually emerged who could forge the authoritarian leaders into a cohesive, workable entity, at least for the duration of the meeting.
The two planes of birch were so beautiful in the way their grain met at the cut, forming a cohesive single entity.
The nation's infrastructure was being developed, with progress in the construction of railroads, the electric telegraph and steamship lines uniting Brazil into a cohesive national entity.
This ensemble tour was widely seen as a resurgence of Elephant 6 as a productive, cohesive entity.