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motherland

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  1. 1 a place of origin for many oenophiles, France remains the motherland of fine wines Synonyms cradle, home, mother country, birthplaceRelated Words hometown; Blighty [chiefly British], country, nativity, old country, roots

  2. 2 the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship all his life he longed to return to his motherland Synonyms fatherland, home, homeland, mother country, country, sodRelated Words old country; community, neighborhood


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