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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfatherlandfa‧ther‧land /ˈfɑːðəlænd $ -ðər-/ noun [singular]  COME FROM/ORIGINATEthe place where someone or their family was born mother country, motherland
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fatherlandHe remained faithful to his fatherland right to the end.This has led to accusations that the artist is betraying the fatherland.My labour has enriched the fatherland.But the political row is far more than a linguistic challenge about expressing love for the fatherland without using the forbidden phrase.It is associated with the Catholic Church, the institution of marriage, loyalty to the fatherland, and belief in general.
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