homeland


homeland
noun
ADJECTIVE
beloved

They were devastated that they had to leave their beloved homeland.

ancestral, ancient, original, traditional

the struggle to defend their ancient homeland

former
national, tribal
independent
adopted

He wants his children to grow up in his adopted homeland.

American, Jewish, Palestinian, etc.
VERB + HOMELAND
defend, protect, secure

It is is the role of the army to protect the homeland.

flee, leave

During the war, they were forced to flee their homeland.

go back to, return to, visit

He longs to return to his homeland.

HOMELAND + NOUN
defence/defense, security (both esp. AmE)
PREPOSITION
in a/sb's homeland

They hope to remain in their homeland.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Homeland — Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Homeland — Homeland, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 3710 Housing Units (2000): 1812 Land area (2000): 3.295011 sq. miles (8.534038 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.295011… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Homeland, CA — U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 3710 Housing Units (2000): 1812 Land area (2000): 3.295011 sq. miles (8.534038 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.295011 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Homeland, GA — U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 765 Housing Units (2000): 318 Land area (2000): 2.576899 sq. miles (6.674137 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.576899 sq. miles (6.674137 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • *homeland — ● homeland nom masculin Synonyme de bantoustan. ● homeland (synonymes) nom masculin Synonymes : bantoustan …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • homeland — index home (domicile), home (place of origin), nationality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • homeland — 1660s, from HOME (Cf. home) + LAND (Cf. land) (n.). O.E. hamland meant enclosed pasture …   Etymology dictionary

  • homeland — ► NOUN 1) a person s native land. 2) an autonomous state occupied by a particular people. 3) historical any of ten partially self governing areas in South Africa designated for indigenous African peoples …   English terms dictionary

  • homeland — [hōm′land΄, hōm′lənd] n. 1. the country in which one was born or makes one s home 2. a country or region into which people of a specified group have relocated or may relocate, regarded as their ancestral land …   English World dictionary

  • Homeland — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Homeland signifie patrie en anglais. Cinéma et télévision Homeland est un documentaire américain réalisé par Hank Rogerson et Jilann Spitzmiller en 2000.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Homeland — Südafrikanische Homelands Als Homeland (deutsch: Heimatgebiet) wurden in Südafrika geographisch definierte Gebiete der Schwarzen bezeichnet, in denen ein traditionell bedingter und vorwiegend hoher Anteil schwarzafrikanischer Wohnbevölkerung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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