Definition of 'fatherland'
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Everyone had zest: for years they had done nothing but police work, now again they were an army, defending the fatherland. COUP D'ETAT (1990)
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Used Occasionally. fatherland is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'fatherland'
British English: fatherland NOUN
If someone is very proud of the country where they or their ancestors were born, they sometimes refer to it as the fatherland.
They were willing to serve the fatherland in its hour of need.
Definition of fatherland from the Collins English Dictionary
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