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mother country

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mother country

  1. 1 a place of origin <Greece can boast to being the mother country of democracy> Synonyms cradle, home, birthplace, motherlandRelated Words hometown; Blighty [chiefly British], country, nativity, old country, roots

  2. 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> Synonyms fatherland, home, homeland, country, motherland, sodRelated Words old country; community, neighborhood




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