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pro patria

(ˈprəʊ ˈpætrɪˌɑː)
for one's country
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pro patria

A Latin phrase meaning for your country.
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Suaidan, however, said that Britannia is similar to Pro Patria watermark which was first introduced by Dutch paper-makers before it was replicated with minor changes at a large scale in early 17th century.
Estonia's current ruling coalition, consisting of the Estonian Center Party and Pro Patria (Isamaa), is expected to form a new coalition with the Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE), Trend reports referring to local media.
Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a banana skin thrown at him by a Tottenham supporter in the north London derby at the Emirates Stadium in December.A friendly between AC Milan and Italian lower division club Pro Patria was abandoned after players walked off because of racist chants in 2013.Milan's Kevin-Prince Boateng sparked the walk-off by picking up the match-ball midway through the first half and kicking it into the crowd.
Why, in 2013, Kevin-Prince Boateng, then of AC Milan, walked off during a friendly with Pro Patria after monkey chants from opposition fans.
He goes on to say: 'If in some smothering dreams you too could pace/ Behind the wagon that we flung him in,/ And watch the white eyes writhing in his face,/ His hanging face, like a devil's sick of sin;/ If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood/ Come gargling from his froth corrupted lungs ..../ My friend, you would not tell with such high zest/ To children ardent for some desperate glory,/ The old Lie: Dulce et decorum est/ Pro patria mori.'
'Dulce et decorum est, pro patria mori' (it is sweet and honorable to die for one's country) as the poem by Wilfred Owen goes.
When Boateng and Milan's other black players were racially abused in a friendly against Pro Patria in 2013, the Ghanaian led a mass walk-off.
Nakpil, moreover, received the Rizal Pro Patria Medal for Journalism and several of National Press Club's journalism awards including the Journalist of the Year award in 1957, among others.
BOSTON, Mass: Liberty Mutual Insurance has been honored with the Massachusetts Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Pro Patria Award in the Large Business Category.
The opposition Free Party was the choice of 1.9 percent, Greens, a party with no seats in parliament, of 1.4 percent, People's Unity Party, which also is not represented in parliament, of 0.7 percent, and ruling coalition member Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL) of 0.4 percent of Russian-speaking citizens.
Its myopic personal focus emphasizes a certain futility to individual lives, as well as the callousness of history, especially in matters that smack of pro patria mori.