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national anthemnoun [C]

uk   us  
a country's ​officialsong, ​played and/or ​sung on ​publicoccasions
(Definition of national anthem from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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national anthemnoun [C]

 us   /ˈnæʃ·ə·nəl ˈæn·θəm/
a country’s ​officialsong, often ​played on ​publicoccasions
(Definition of national anthem from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “national anthem”
in Arabic النَّشيد الوَطَني…
in Korean 국가…
in Portuguese hino nacional…
in Catalan himne nacional…
in Japanese 国歌…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国歌…
in Turkish millî/ulusal marş…
in Russian государственный гимн…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國歌…
in Italian inno nazionale…
in Polish hymn państwowy…
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