What does Homeland mean?

Definitions for Homeland
ˈhoʊmˌlænd, -ləndHome·land

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Homeland.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native land(noun)

    the country where you were born

Wiktionary

  1. homeland(Noun)

    One's country of residence.

  2. homeland(Noun)

    One's country of birth.

  3. homeland(Noun)

    The traditional territory of an ethnic group.

  4. homeland(Noun)

    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.

How to pronounce Homeland?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Homeland in sign language?

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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. Kingston Reif:

    Over the past decade, it has invested considerable resources in its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and undertaken extensive nuclear and missile testing in order to realize the capability to threaten the Kingston Reif homeland with missile attack. As a result, North Korea has neared the time when it could credibly do so.

  2. Dieter Kosslick:

    If you lose your homeland you don't lose it because you want to leave your house, you want to leave your garden, your flowers, your family, you want to be happy, and you are leaving because you are not happy and this is the way you can see the whole Berlinale.

  3. Liz Cheney:

    The U.S. is abandoning our ally the Kurds, who fought ISIS on the ground and helped protect the U.S. homeland. This decision aids America's adversaries, Russia, Iran, and Turkey, and paves the way for a resurgence of ISIS. This action imperils American security and that of our allies. Congress must and will act to limit the catastrophic impact of this decision.

  4. Ron Johnson:

    The DHS was created to unify and improve coordinated efforts to defend our homeland. Refusing to allow armed ICE agents into a USCIS facility to detain a suspected terrorist just a day after a deadly terrorist attack is disturbing.

  5. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    I do feel confident in telling you that the president will not sign off on a process that cuts corners when it comes to the basic safety and security of the American people and the U.S. homeland.

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