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 Land of Stars and Stripes (The).Landau’. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Land o’the Leal (The).
The Scotch Dixey Land (q.v.). An hypothetical land of happiness, loyalty, and virtue. Caroline Oliphant, Baroness Nairne, meant heaven in her exquisite song so called, and this is now its accepted meaning. (Leal = faithful, and “Land of the Leal” means the Land of the faithful.)   1

 Land of Stars and Stripes (The).Landau’. 


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