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1: the country where you were born [syn: fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native land]
noun Date: 1711 a country regarded as a place of origin (as of an idea or a movement) 1. 2. mother country 2 n. one's native country.
Motherland Moth"er*land`, n. The country of one's ancestors; -- same as
also Motherland The motherland is the country in which you or your ancestors were born and to which you still feel emotionally linked, even if you live somewhere else. ...love for the motherland. mother country = N-SING: usu the N see
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