motherland

noun
moth·​er·​land | \ ˈmə-t͟hər-ˌland How to pronounce motherland (audio) \

Definition of motherland

2 : a country regarded as a place of origin (as of an idea or a movement)

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Examples of motherland in a Sentence

for many oenophiles, France remains the motherland of fine wines all his life he longed to return to his motherland

First Known Use of motherland

1565, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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motherland

noun

English Language Learners Definition of motherland

: the country where you were born or where your family came from

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