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motherland

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1 a place of origin
  • for many oenophiles, France remains the motherland of fine wines

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2 the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship
  • all his life he longed to return to his motherland

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The first known use of motherland was in 1565

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“Motherland.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/motherland. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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