Internationale

[ an-ter-na-syaw-nal ]
/ ɛ̃ tɛr na syɔˈnal /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for Internationale

Internationale
/ (ˌɪntənæʃəˈnɑːl) /

noun

the Internationale a revolutionary socialist hymn, first sung in 1871 in France

Word Origin for Internationale

C19: shortened from French chanson internationale international song
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Cultural definitions for Internationale

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

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

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