Meaning of Pater Patriae*

Pa•ter Pa•tri•ae

Pronunciation: (pä'ter pä'trē-ī" Eng. pā't&schwar pā'trē-ē", pat'&schwar pa'trē-ē"), [key]
  1. father of his country.
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