plural of fatherland
as in homes
the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship though they had lived in their adopted country for many years, the immigrant families never broke their ties with the fatherland entirely

Synonyms & Similar Words

Relevance

Thesaurus Entries Near fatherlands

Cite this Entry

“Fatherlands.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fatherlands. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

More from Merriam-Webster on fatherlands

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ