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as in birthplace
a place of origin for many oenophiles, France remains the motherland of fine wines

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as in home
the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship all his life he longed to return to his motherland

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“Motherland.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/motherland. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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