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mother country

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of MOTHER COUNTRY

1
a place of origin <Greece can boast to being the mother country of democracy>
Related Words hometown; Blighty [chiefly British], country, nativity, old country, roots
2
the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship <even after decades of living in their adopted nation, they maintained a strong attachment to the mother country>

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