fatherland definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a person's native land or country
- the land or country of one's ancestors
Origin: probably ; from Dutch vaderland, German vaterland
fatherland definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One's native land.
- The land of one's ancestors.