Definition of fatherland noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfɑːðəlænd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɑːðərlænd//
[usually singular](old-fashioned)
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(used especially about Germany) the country where a person, or their family, was born, especially when they feel very loyal towards it
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fatherland