What does Homeland mean?

Definitions for Homeland
ˈhoʊmˌlænd, -ləndHome·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native landnoun

    the country where you were born

Wiktionary

  1. homelandnoun

    One's country of residence.

  2. homelandnoun

    One's country of birth.

  3. homelandnoun

    The traditional territory of an ethnic group.

  4. homelandnoun

    An area set aside for black South Africans under the policy of apartheid.

Freebase

  1. Homeland

    A homeland is the concept of the place to which an ethnic group holds a long history and a deep cultural association with —the country in which a particular national identity began. As a common noun, it simply connotes the country of one's origin. When used as a proper noun, the word, as well as its equivalents in other languages often have ethnic nationalist connotations. A homeland may also be referred to as a fatherland, a motherland, or a mother country, depending on the culture and language of the nationality in question.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. homeland

    The physical region that includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, United States possessions and territories, and surrounding territorial waters and airspace.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Homeland in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Homeland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Homeland in a Sentence

  1. Jim Jordan:

    Forty-seven Democrats said they were for it, the chairman of the Homeland Security Committee says ISIS is exploiting it, and we're not going to put it on the omnibus, but we may put in a special provision to help campaign finance for the political parties? do you think the American people are going to like that? Of course it has to go on the bill.

  2. Michael McCaul:

    I hate to say this : I hope we don't have to go back there, but it will be a threat to the homeland in a matter of time.

  3. The NSC spokesperson:

    We are surging resources to evaluate each case to protect homeland security.

  4. John Boehner:

    Our goal here is to fund the Department of Homeland Security. And our second goal is to stop the president's executive overreach.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    Inflammatory comments about patrolling and securing Muslim neighbors or barring Muslims from entering this country, having an immigration policy based on religion, is counterproductive to our homeland security and national security interests.

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