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synonyms for mother country

  • homeland
  • motherland
  • native soil
  • the old country
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The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
"The Smoker," and "Mother and Daughter," a triptych, are two of her principal pictures.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Nothing remarkable occurred in our march through this country.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The mother's lips could not finish the charge she was about to put upon her innocent child.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The Authorised Version has: “And as a mother shall she meet him, and receive him as a wife married of a virgin.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
He returned shortly, to meet his mother standing in the doorway, with pale, affrighted face.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MOTHER COUNTRY

  • God's country
  • birthplace
  • country of origin
  • fatherland
  • home
  • homeland
  • mother country
  • motherland
  • native soil
  • old country
  • old world
  • terra firma
  • the old country
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.