Definition of motherland in English:

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motherland

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌðəland/

noun

One’s native country.
Example sentences
  • When the country is invaded by enemies, the nation's leader will call on everyone to protect the motherland.
  • So why did I come to the motherland to publicly declare that I am willing to abandon liberalism.
  • In his letters, he reportedly said that he would like to come back to the motherland and serve the nation.

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