What is another word for homeland?

Pronunciation: [hˈə͡ʊmlənd] (IPA)

The concept of "homeland" or the place where one's ancestors and culture originate from, has various synonyms in the English language. Some alternate words for "homeland" include the terms motherland, fatherland, native land, and country. Other possible synonyms for "homeland" could be ancestral land, place of origin, birthplace, heritage, and roots. These words evoke a sense of belonging and connection to one's territory, traditions and cultural values. Moreover, the term 'homeland' is often associated with emotions of patriotism and national pride, a theme that is reflected in the synonyms that are used to describe the place that one calls home.

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Usage examples for Homeland

McElroy's thoughts had left the great country of the Hudson Bay and travelled back along the winding waterways, across the lakes, and at last out on that heaving sea which bore away from his homeland.
"The Maid of the Whispering Hills"
Vingie E. Roe
The Swedish "Psalm-book" of 1819, which for more than a century has been the hymn-book of the Swedish people in the homeland and in other parts of the world, is in large measure the work of this one man.
"The Story of Our Hymns"
Ernest Edwin Ryden
Perronet came from a distinguished line of French Protestants who had found refuge in England during times of religious persecution in their homeland.
"The Story of Our Hymns"
Ernest Edwin Ryden

Famous quotes with Homeland

  • For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
    Theodor Adorno
  • This is my homeland no one can kick me out.
    Yasser Arafat
  • A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.
  • As soon as the legitimate Lebanese government is convinced that the conditions have ripened and that Lebanon is able to maintain stability on its own... Then, the Syrian forces will return to their homeland.
    Bashar al-Assad
  • In fact, allowing immigrants to have licenses actually improves homeland security by allowing our government to track who is in our borders.
    Joe Baca

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