Translation of homeland in Spanish:

homeland

Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊmlænd/

n

  • 1.1 (country of origin) patria (f), tierra (f) natal
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    • He figured he had a better chance at success as a native in his homeland than in the U.S. as a foreigner.
    • However, when these Muslims left their homelands for foreign lands, it was with a missionary spirit.
    • A group of five students from Germany have organised an exhibition in Sligo on their native homeland.
    1.2 (in South Africa) homeland (masculine)
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    • At present, these courts are governed by the statutes of the former apartheid government and the former homelands and self-governing territories.
    • Africans living in the homelands needed passports to enter South Africa.
    • The Bantu homelands were abolished following South Africa's adoption of a multiracial constitution in 1994 and South African nationality was restored to all their citizens.

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Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.