pro patria

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

adverb Latin.

for one's country.

Definition for pro patria (2 of 2)

dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

[ doo l-ke et de-koh-room est proh pah-tree-ah moh-ree; English duhl-see et di-kawr-uh m est proh pey-tree-uh mawr-ahy, mohr-ahy, -kohr-uh m ]
/ ˈdʊl kɛ ɛt dɛˈkoʊ rum ɛst proʊ ˈpɑ triˌɑ ˈmoʊ ri; English ˈdʌl si ɛt dɪˈkɔr əm ɛst proʊ ˈpeɪ tri ə ˈmɔr aɪ, ˈmoʊr aɪ, -ˈkoʊr əm /

Latin.

sweet and fitting it is to die for one's country.
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British Dictionary definitions for pro patria

pro patria

/ Latin (ˈprəʊ ˈpætrɪˌɑː) /

for one's country
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