fatherland

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noun fa·ther·land \ˈfä-thər-ˌland\

Definition of fatherland

  1. 1 :  the native land or country of one's father or ancestors

  2. 2 :  one's native land or country

Examples of fatherland in a sentence

  1. <though they had lived in their adopted country for many years, the immigrant families never broke their ties with the fatherland entirely>

12th Century

First Known Use of fatherland

12th century


FATHERLAND Defined for English Language Learners

fatherland

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noun fa·ther·land \ˈfä-thər-ˌland\

Definition of fatherland for English Language Learners

  • : the country where you were born or where your family came from


FATHERLAND Defined for Kids

fatherland

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noun fa·ther·land \ˈfä-thər-ˌland\

Definition of fatherland for Students

  1. :  the land of a person's birth



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