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Internationale

[an-ter-na-syaw-nal]
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noun
  1. a revolutionary workers' anthem, first sung in France in 1871.
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Origin of Internationale

< French, short for chanson internationale international song
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Internationale

noun
  1. the Internationale a revolutionary socialist hymn, first sung in 1871 in France
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Word Origin

C19: shortened from French chanson internationale international song
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“Internationale”

[(ann-tuhr-nahs-yuh-nahl, in-tuhr-nash-uh-nahl)]

An international anthem of communists and socialists (see socialism).

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