Definition of Fatherland

1. Noun. The country where you were born.

Exact synonyms: Country Of Origin, Homeland, Mother Country, Motherland, Native Land
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Specialized synonyms: Old Country

Definition of Fatherland

1. n. One's native land; the native land of one's fathers or ancestors.

Definition of Fatherland

1. Noun. The country of one's ancestors. ¹

2. Noun. The country of one's birth, origin. ¹

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Definition of Fatherland

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatherland

father in law
father lasher
father lashers
father longlegs
father of chapel
father surrogate
fatherland (current term)
fathers of chapel

Literary usage of Fatherland

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1. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"WHERE is the German's fatherland ? The Prussians' land ? The Swabians' land ? Is't where the grape glows on the Rhine ? Where sea gulls skim the Baltic's ..."

2. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1844)
"My fatherland ! my fatherland ! I pine to hear once more The dashing of the ... My fatherland ! my fatherland ! how often in my dreams The scenes I lov'd in ..."

3. Selected Quotations on Peace and War: With Especial Reference to a Course of by Commission on Christian Education (1915)
"THE fatherland Where is the true man's fatherland? Is it where he by chance is born? Doth not the yearning spirit scorn In such scant borders to be spanned? ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"Is it the Mark where forges blaze ? Oh no! more grand Must be the German's fatherland! What is the German's fatherland ? Westphalia ? ..."

5. Golden Poems by British and American Authors by Francis Fisher Browne (1906)
"thou hast not spann'd The German's genuine fatherland. Is then the German's fatherland Westphalia ? Pomerania ? Stand Where Zurich's waveless water sleeps, ..."

6. Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth by Nora Archibald Smith (1902)
"Far Oh yes! his fatherland must be Home As the blue heaven wide and free! Country Is it alone where freedom is, f Where God is God and man is man? ..."

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