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Thread #52026   Message #795005
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
01-Oct-02 - 04:24 PM
Thread Name: BS: Patriotism -- what is it?
Subject: RE: BS: Patriotism -- what is it?
Mother England, Mother Russia, Mother India, Mother Ireland, Brittania, motherland, mother country, The Poor Old Woman, Marianne...

And "patria" is grammatically feminine.

And of course, Mother Earth.