volkslied

play
noun volks·lied \ˈfōks-ˌlēt, ˈfȯlks-\

Definition of volkslied

plural

volkslieder

play \ˈfōks-ˌlē-dər, ˈfȯlks-\
  1. :  a folk song

Origin and Etymology of volkslied

German, from Volk people + Lied song


First Known Use: circa 1854

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