volkslied

noun
volks·​lied | \ ˈfōks-ˌlēt How to pronounce volkslied (audio) , ˈfȯlks- How to pronounce volkslied (audio) \
plural volkslieder\ ˈfōks-​ˌlē-​dər , ˈfȯlks-​ How to pronounce volkslied (audio) \

Definition of volkslied

: a folk song

First Known Use of volkslied

circa 1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for volkslied

German, from Volk people + Lied song

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“Volkslied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volkslied. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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