national anthem

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national anthem

n
a patriotic hymn or other song adopted by a nation for use on public or state occasions
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.national anthem - a song formally adopted as the anthem for a nationnational anthem - a song formally adopted as the anthem for a nation
anthem - a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)
Translations
نَشِيدٌ وَطَنِيٌنَشيد وَطَني
národní hymnastátní hymna
nationalsang
kansallislaulu
državna himna
nemzeti himnusz
òjóîsöngur
国歌
애국가
štátna hymna
nationalsång
เพลงชาติ
milli marşmillî marşulusal marş
quốc ca

national anthem

ninno nazionale

nation

(ˈneiʃən) noun
1. a group of people living in a particular country, forming a single political and economic unit.
2. a large number of people who share the same history, ancestors, culture etc (whether or not they all live in the same country). the Jewish nation.
national (ˈnӕʃənəl) adjective
of or belonging to a particular nation. national government; national pride.
ˈnationally adverb
ˈnationalism (ˈnӕ-) noun
1. a sense of pride in the history, culture, achievements etc of one's nation.
2. the desire to bring the people of one's nation together under their own government.
ˈnationalist (ˈnӕ-) noun
ˌnationaˈlistic adjective
nationality (nӕʃəˈnӕləti) plural natioˈnalities noun
(the state of belonging to) a particular nation. `What nationality are you?' `I'm German'; You can see (people of) many nationalities in London.
ˈnationalize, ˈnationalise (ˈnӕ-) verb
to make (especially an industry) the property of the nation as a whole rather than the property of an individual.
ˌnationaliˈzation, ˌnationaliˈsation noun
national anthem
a nation's official song or hymn.
national service
in some countries, a period of compulsory service in the armed forces.
ˌnation-ˈwide adjective, adverb
(happening etc) throughout the whole nation. a nation-wide broadcast; They travelled nation-wide.

national anthem

نَشِيدٌ وَطَنِيٌ národní hymna nationalsang Nationalhymne εθνικός ύμνος himno nacional kansallislaulu hymne national državna himna inno nazionale 国歌 애국가 volkslied nasjonalsang hymn państwowy hino nacional государственный гимн nationalsång เพลงชาติ milli marş quốc ca 国歌
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Instantly the vast assemblage, as with one accord, struck up the national hymn of the United States, and "Yankee Doodle," sung by five million of hearty throats, rose like a roaring tempest to the farthest limits of the atmosphere.
The band finished playing the national hymn of Ecuador.
He also recommended for the translation of the national hymn, provincial hymn and city hymn into Itawit language for the Itawit people not to be obliged to sing other versions whenever there are ceremonies.
For Filipinos it comes with a pledge in the national hymn "Lupang Hinirang": "Aming ligaya na 'pag may mang-aapi, ang mamatay nang dahil sa 'yo.
Meacham called those lines "companion verses in America's national hymn."
The anthem itself is shown in twenty distinct arrangements revealing its symbolic and musical transformations from song of celebration to national hymn, from its original 1814 arrangement as a solo song with choral refrain, to the World War I "Service Version," and then to Igor Stravinsky's beautiful (yet infamous) setting and a brand new through-composed version of all four verses by American composer Michael Gandolfi.
General Martin Delgado, the general in chief of the army, went near the pole facing the crowd and at his signal the Posidio Delgado Band played the national hymn. Two soldiers raised the Philippine flag.
President Serzh Sargsyan and his wife then closed this part of the ceremony by adding the last flower on the wreath that was then carried in front of the memorial as a bell rang followed by the national hymn.
As a seafaring anthem, it is also the national hymn of the Acadians, a francophone community of eighteenth-century Breton emigrants from France who settled along the eastern seaboard of the Maritime provinces of Canada.
It is unknown when "Lift Every Voice and Sing" was First referred to as the Negro National Hymn, and, later, the Negro National Anthem.
Sometimes referred to as "The Negro National Hymn" or "The African American National Anthem," it was written in 1899 as a poem by James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938), distinguished author, poet, educator, politician, and early civil rights activist, who was for many years a leader in the NAACP and a promoter of the Harlem Renaissance.

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