Definition of dulce et decorum in English:

dulce et decorum

noun

  • The belief or ideology that to die in battle for one's country is glorious or noble.

Origin

Late 18th century. Short for classical Latin dulce et decōrum est prō patriā morī.

Pronunciation

dulce et decorum

/ˌdʊlkeɪ ɛt dɛˈkɔːrʊm//ˌdʌlsi ɛt dɪˈkɔːrəm/