homeland

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noun home·land \ˈhōm-ˌland also -lənd\

Definition of homeland

  1. 1 :  native land :  fatherland

  2. 2 :  a state or area set aside to be a state for a people of a particular national, cultural, or racial origin; especially :  bantustan

Examples of homeland in a sentence

  1. He returned to his homeland for the first time in many years.

  2. The rebels are fighting for an independent homeland.

Circa 1627

First Known Use of homeland

circa 1627


HOMELAND Defined for English Language Learners

homeland

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noun home·land \ˈhōm-ˌland also -lənd\

Definition of homeland for English Language Learners

  • : the country where someone was born or grew up

  • : a usually large area where a particular group of people can live


HOMELAND Defined for Kids

homeland

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noun home·land \ˈhōm-ˌland\

Definition of homeland for Students

  1. :  the country a person comes from



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