fatherland fatherland  /ˈfɑ ðər ˌlænd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the country where you were born

Usage(s):

  1. But I would not die for an Algerian fatherland because such a fatherland does not exist.
  2. We do not desire anything other than the salvation of our fatherland.

News

  • North Korea Blames South for Failure to Hold Talks

    North and South Korea are blaming the other for their failure to hold scheduled talks this week. North Korean media quoted a spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland as saying the South acted rashly for objecting to the rank of the top delegate Pyongyang intended to dispatch to the high-level talks. The state radio announcer quotes the spokesman's statement ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Voice of America

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