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EtymologyEdit

From father +‎ land. Compare Old English fæderland (paternal land), Dutch vaderland (fatherland), German Vaterland (fatherland), Danish fædreland (fatherland), Icelandic föðurland (fatherland).

NounEdit

fatherland (plural fatherlands)

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

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