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Noun: homeland  'howm,land
  1. The country where you were born
    - fatherland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native land
  2. [S.Africa] (historical) a territory set aside for black inhabitants of Southern Africa as part of the policy of apartheid
    - bantustan [S.Africa]

Derived forms: homelands

Type of: country, land, state

Encyclopedia: Homeland, Florida