vaderland

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vaderland.

Noun[edit]

vaderland (plural vaderlande)

  1. fatherland

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vader (father) +‎ land (land).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: va‧der‧land

Noun[edit]

vaderland n (plural vaderlanden, diminutive vaderlandje n)

  1. fatherland, one's own native land/nation and/or the country of one's forefathers, the possible object of patriotism

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