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mother country

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1 a place of origin
  • Greece can boast to being the mother country of democracy

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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

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The first known use of mother country was in 1567

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“Mother country.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mother%20country. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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