amor patriae

[ah-mohr pah-tree-ahy; English ey-mawr pey-tree-ee]

noun Latin.

love of one's country; patriotism.

Pater Patriae

[pah-ter pah-tree-ahy; English pey-ter pey-tree-ee, pat-er pa-tree-ee]


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

Examples from the Web for patriae

Historical Examples of 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


love of one's country; patriotism
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