dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

It is sweet and honorable to die for the fatherland.


From Horace, Odes III, 2, 13. Used by Wilfred Owen for the title of a poem about World War I, Dulce et Decorum est.


  • dulcesweet
  • etand, both
  • decorumglorious
  • patriafatherland, homeland, motherland, one's native country