land of the free
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- The United States of America
1814, Key, Francis Scott, The Defence of Fort McHenry:
- O! say does that star-spangled Banner yet wave, / O'er the land of the Free, and the home of the brave?
1839 April, “Italian Historians”, in The North American Review, volume 48, number 103, page 330:
- […] nowhere but in America could a liberty, so easily acquired, be so easily maintained. Since that time, Heaven has smiled incessantly on the land of the free.