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 (m)
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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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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.