What does motherland mean?

Definitions for motherland
ˈmʌð ərˌlændmoth·er·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


  1. motherlandnoun

    The country of one's ancestors.

  2. motherlandnoun

    The country of one's birth.

  3. motherlandnoun

    Country of origin.

  4. motherlandnoun

    Mother country in contrast to its colonies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Motherlandnoun

    the country of one's ancestors; -- same as fatherland

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motherland in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motherland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of motherland in a Sentence

  1. Maria Butina:

    I came to the US not under orders but with hope, i sought to build bridges between my motherland and the country that I grew to love.

  2. Xi Jinping:

    Taiwan's fate is connected with the motherland. Wan Wan, come home.

  3. Anthony Bouadi:

    The moment you get to know your history, it is going to change you,” he said. “We are encouraging our brothers and sisters from the U.S., from the Caribbean from Europe to come back to their Motherland Africa to get to know the culture … and whatever the ancestors went through.”

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    Love for one's motherland is one of the most powerful and uplifting feelings. It manifested itself in full in the brotherly support to the people of Crimea and Sevastopol, when they resolutely decided to return home, this event will remain a very important epoch in domestic history forever.

  5. Moshe Kantor:

    We will not give up our motherland, which is called Europe. We will not stop the history of European Jewry, that is for sure.

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