volkslied

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

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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