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amor patriae

[ ah-mohr pah-tree-ahy; English ey-mawr pey-tree-ee ]
/ ˈɑ moʊr ˈpɑ triˌaɪ; English ˈeɪ mɔr ˈpeɪ triˌi /

noun Latin.

love of one's country; patriotism.

Nearby words

among, amongst, amontillado, amor, amor asteroid, amor patriae, amora, amoraim, amoral, amorality, amorally

Definition for patriae (2 of 2)

Pater Patriae

[ pah-ter pah-tree-ahy; English pey-ter pey-tree-ee, pat-er pa-tree-ee ]
/ ˈpɑ tɛr ˈpɑ triˌaɪ; English ˈpeɪ tər ˈpeɪ triˌi, ˈpæt ər ˈpæ triˌi /


Latin. father of his country. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for patriae

  • Riccabocca was standing on the hearth under his symbolical representation of the "Patriae Exul."

    My Novel, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton

British Dictionary definitions for patriae

amor patriae

/ Latin (ˈæmɔː ˈpætrɪˌiː) /


love of one's country; patriotism
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012