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noun as in homeland

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I will transmit my fatherland not diminished but greater and better than before.

Defense of “God, fatherland and family” and pledges to keep migrants out will likely feature in her campaign speeches.

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The third friend, who is English, teases them with amused annoyance, though he’s unsure of what to make of his best friend’s belligerent devotion to the fatherland.

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Throughout the late 1960s and 1970s, many old Nazis managed discreetly to trickle back to what they regarded as the Fatherland.

For his loyal work on behalf of Putin, Zharov was duly awarded for his “service to the Fatherland.”

Lieut. Wilhelm Winter says at the outset that he is fighting for the Fatherland, but by 1941 he is fighting for the Fuhrer.

From his revolutionary comrades in Cuba, he borrowed the slogan “patria, socialismo o muerte”—fatherland, socialism or death.

The fatherland is a shambles, Bolivarian socialism has failed, and Comandante Chávez is dead.

As he said, when he made his speech from the balcony, he hoped that German swords should only be drawn to protect the fatherland.

For it might happen even to a vicious man to save his fatherland, or to feel pleasure in seeing it saved by some690 other.

"That is merely my official conception of my obligation to the Fatherland," he said quietly.

A musician would sing an air, and a quiet German would be led to speak of his life in the Fatherland.

And, Trim, he is a brave soldier; you see he has fought for his fatherland and has been sorely wounded.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fatherland, such as: motherland, home, native land, and the old country.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.