native soil


: the place where someone is originally from
They have returned to their native soil.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Knock off any packing material around the roots and get them into native soil. oregonlive, 14 Mar. 2023

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“Native soil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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