homeland meaning, homeland definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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homeland

  
  ( homelands    plural  )
1       n-count   Your homeland is your native country.  
mainly WRITTEN   usu poss N  
Many are planning to return to their homeland.     
2       n-count   The homelands were regions within South Africa in which black South Africans had a limited form of self-government.  
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homeland

  
  
country of origin, fatherland, mother country, motherland, native land  

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home, homeward, homely, home-made

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