Definition of 'motherland'
Example sentences containing 'motherland'
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I was born in this country, but I'm not a Ugandan, it's not my motherland. WHITE LIES (2003)He is trying to stop Procane reaching sanctuary in the motherland. COVER STORY (2003)The shock impact of leaving the austere motherland and being confronted overnight with the luxuries available in all forms in the West. COVER STORY (2003)
Trends of 'motherland'
Used Occasionally. motherland is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'motherland'
British English: motherland NOUN
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.
...love for the motherland.
Definition of motherland from the Collins English Dictionary
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