follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

Birth of a Nation, The

noun
1.
an American film (1915), directed by D. W. Griffith.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
the birth of a nation in Culture

The Birth of a Nation definition


A dramatic silent film from 1915 about the South during and after the Civil War. The Birth of a Nation was directed by D. W. Griffith. The film, the first so-called spectacular, is considered highly controversial for its portrayal of African-Americans.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for the

6
5
Scrabble Words With Friends