vaderland

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vaderland.

Noun[edit]

vaderland ‎(plural vaderlande)

  1. fatherland

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: va‧der‧land

Etymology[edit]

From vader ‎(father) +‎ land ‎(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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