Synonyms of 'motherland'
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If someone is very proud of the country where they or their ancestors were born, they sometimes refer to it as the fatherland. The word fatherland is particularly associated with Germany.
They served the fatherland in its hour of need.
Thesaurus for motherland from the Collins English Thesaurus
The motherland is the country in which you or your ancestors were born and to which you still feel emotionally linked , even if you live somewhere else.