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


a revolutionary workers' anthem, first sung in France in 1871.

Origin of Internationale

< French, short for chanson internationale international song Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for internationale

/ (ˌɪntənæʃəˈnɑːl) /


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

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

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

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