Forefather - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrfɑːðər|  American pronunciation of the word forefather
Brit.  |ˈfɔːfɑːðə|  British pronunciation of the word forefather

noun

- the founder of a family(syn: father, sire)

keep the faith of our forefathers

- person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group

our forefathers brought forth a great nation

Examples

...our forefathers bought this farm, and our family has worked it for three generations...

What would our forefathers have thought?

Two hundred years ago our forefathers established this nation.

keep the faith of our forefathers

our forefathers brought forth a great nation

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