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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The country where you were born.

Usage examples (35)
  • That was my first time in Africa, what I call the motherland, the land from which our people came.
  • There are sensitive words everywhere - our motherland is so sensitive.
  • "We just felt like we returned to our motherland, which is New York, you know."
  • For them, the motherland was a privilege by which they took advantage of the work of others. for more
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