- father time,
- father's day,
- father, forgive them, for they know not what they do,
Origin of fatherland
Examples from the Web for fatherland
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.”Meet the Censors, Propagandists and Outright Liars Who Won Putin’s Pulitzers|James Kirchick|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lieut. Wilhelm Winter says at the outset that he is fighting for the Fatherland, but by 1941 he is fighting for the Fuhrer.‘Generation War’ Lets World War II Germans Off Too Easily|Jack Schwartz|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Every land is considered with reference to the fatherland, other known lands, the equator, and the poles.
It was kept by a Pomeranian, and the waiters, without exception, were from the Fatherland.A Bundle of Letters|Henry James
Because we consider it the best protection against every attack on the Fatherland.
We must co-operate for the good of the Fatherland, no matter who and where we are.The German Emperor as Shown in his Public Utterances|Christian Gauss
Poems—among them some of the Songs of the Fatherland learned by heart.
1620s, from father (n.) + land (n.). In modern use often a loan-translation of German Vaterland, itself a loan-translation of Latin patria (terra), literally "father's land." Late Old English/Middle English fæderland (c.1100) meant "parental land, inheritance."