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pro patria

[ proh -pah-tri-ah; English proh -pey-tree-uh, pa- ]
/ proʊ ˈpɑ trɪˌɑ; English proʊ ˈpeɪ tri ə, ˈpæ- /
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adverb Latin.

for one's country.

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pro patria
/ Latin (ˈprəʊ ˈpætrɪˌɑː) /

for one's country
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