Definition of home front in English:

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home front


The civilian population and activities of a nation whose armed forces are engaged in war abroad.
Example sentences
  • During the dark days of World War Two he kept the home front happy with memorable radio plays.
  • The soldiers fight to protect the home front and to protect future terror.
  • There is no better way to connect the front lines to the home front than to provide that prepaid calling card.

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