native land


: the country in which one was born

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Nosie is the past chairman of the San Carlos Apache tribe and leads an organization called Apache Stronghold dedicated to preserving sacred native land. Justin Murphy, The Arizona Republic, 7 Apr. 2023 For the Cliffords, using the prairie sage that grows in their native land of South Dakota is part of their daily life. Naydeline Mejia, Women's Health, 22 Mar. 2023 This mess of sweetness is now known as kaiserschmarrn, a specialty dish that can sometimes be had as a main course in its native land. Zoe Li, CNN, 5 Mar. 2023

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“Native land.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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