Definition of 'homeland'
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Images of their son's rugged ancestral homeland were beamed into millions of American homes before the election. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This cannot be a substitute for one of the most basic of human rights - to live in one 's homeland. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The former schoolteacher is already a national hero in his adopted homeland. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The table is misleading because it excludes the independent homelands. Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)The family returned to an independent homeland. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At immigration the homeland security officer looked me up and down and studied my passport with extra care. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then she frowned and told me my file was being referred to homeland security because my name appeared on a list. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now 320,000 live in their ancestral homeland. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he fears that his adopted country and homeland do not and argues that this holds back the technology industry and their economies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has failed a driving test despite holding an American licence as well as one from his homeland. The Sun (2008)The destruction of our nations, homelands and security so that the rich can own and control us. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In their adopted homeland, the family was forced to change their names and survive incognito on more limited means. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All of which and more I encountered on my childhood visits to my ancestral homeland. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It covers a range of high-tech radar, radios and command systems used in electronic warfare and for homeland security. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The German defender has made no secret of his desire to return to his homeland after just one season at Eastlands. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'homeland'
British English: homeland /ˈhəʊmˌlænd/ NOUN
Your homeland is your native country.
Many people are planning to return to their homeland.
- American English: homeland
- Arabic: مَوْطِن
- Brazilian Portuguese: terra natal
- Chinese: 祖国
- Croatian: domovina
- Czech: vlast
- Danish: hjemland
- Dutch: geboorteland
- European Spanish: patria
- Finnish: kotimaa
- French: patrie
- German: Heimatland
- Greek: γενέτειρα
- Italian: patria
- Japanese: 祖国
- Korean: 고국
- Norwegian: hjemland
- Polish: ojczyzna
- European Portuguese: terra natal
- Romanian: țară de origine
- Russian: отечество
- Spanish: patria
- Swedish: hemland
- Thai: บ้านเกิดเมืองนอน
- Turkish: anavatan
- Ukrainian: батьківщина
- Vietnamese: tổ quốc
Definition of homeland from the Collins English Dictionary
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