Internationale

Internationale

[an-ter-na-syaw-nal]
noun
a revolutionary workers' anthem, first sung in France in 1871.

Origin:
< French, short for chanson internationale international song

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Internationale (ˌɪntənæʃəˈnɑːl)
 
n
the Internationale a revolutionary socialist hymn, first sung in 1871 in France
 
[C19: shortened from French chanson internationale international song]

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“Internationale” [(ann-tuhr-nahs-yuh-nahl, in-tuhr-nash-uh-nahl)]

An international anthem of communists and socialists (see socialism).

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