fatherland

[ fah-th er-land ]
/ ˈfɑ ðərˌlænd /

noun

one's native country.
the land of one's ancestors.

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Origin of fatherland

First recorded in 1615–25; father + land
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British Dictionary definitions for fatherland

fatherland
/ (ˈfɑːðəˌlænd) /

noun

a person's native country
the country of a person's ancestors
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