motherlands

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

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

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“Motherlands.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/motherlands. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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