Definition of semper fidelis in English:

semper fidelis


  • Always faithful (the motto of the US Marine Corps).

    • ‘The Marines sum it up well: semper fidelis, always faithful.’
    • ‘His message was ‘Ireland semper fidelis - always faithful.’’
    • ‘When the Pope left in 1979 describing Ireland as ‘semper fidelis’ (always faithful) it seemed to some a sentimental whistling in the dark.’
    • ‘Johnny himself was to become a proud ambassador for that tradition, remaining ‘semper fidelis’ (ever faithful) to its tenets and bringing joy and happiness to the lives of many.’




semper fidelis

/ˌsɛmpə fɪˈdeɪlɪs/