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See definition of motherland on Dictionary.com
  • as inbirthplace
  • as infatherland
  • as inhomeland
  • as inmother country
  • as innative land
  • as inold country

synonyms for motherland

  • fatherland
  • country of origin
  • native home
  • native land
  • one's country
  • place of origin
  • country of origin
  • homeland
  • birthplace
  • fatherland
  • God's country
  • home
  • mother country
  • native soil
  • old country
  • old world
  • terra firma
  • the old country
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How to use motherland in a sentence

I explain to those skeptical of my decision that more than the desire to get reacquainted with my motherland is also a need for my baby to know Vietnam in the way that I had, in their spirit and their soul — not something I alone can teach.
I MOVED TO AMERICA FOR A BETTER LIFE. HERE'S WHY I'M LEAVINGABBIGAIL NGUYEN ROSEWOODMAY 2, 2022TIME
Although they’ve lived in the United States for more than 40 years, the loss of their motherland will remain a tragedy in our family history.
THE U.S. OFFERED MY FAMILY A HOME AFTER THE VIETNAM WAR. IT MUST DO THE SAME FOR THOSE FLEEING AFGHANISTANAIMEE PHANAUGUST 17, 2021TIME
I began by asking Elif about the Turkish government’s decision to withdraw from the treaty, and what it means for women’s rights in her motherland.
ANGELINA JOLIE TALKS TO ELIF SHAFAK ABOUT WHY MEN NEED TO BE ENGAGED IN THE FIGHT FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTSANGELINA JOLIEAPRIL 17, 2021TIME
Instead, she lives under the close watch of the bowibu and is deployed by government propagandists to warn people of the hardship faced by those who leave the motherland.
THE NORTH KOREANS WHO ESCAPE BACK HOMEFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 14, 2020OZY
Their passionate devotion to their faith is only rivalled by their passionate devotion to the Motherland.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
The inherent loyalty of the South American to the motherland forbade any such move at the time.
SOUTH AMERICAW. H. KOEBEL
All the Dominions and Overseas possessions rallied to the Motherland with equal enthusiasm.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Are we traitors, you and I, because we love our old motherland too well, and hate the Wolves that have devoured our inheritance?
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
Redier , a French writer, illustrates this very clearly when he pleads that the interest of the motherland must be placed first.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NATIONSG.E. PARTRIDGE
Returning to her native motherland in 1812, she once more resumed her career as a public speakeristess.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 25, SEPTEMBER 17, 1870VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MOTHERLAND

  • country of origin
  • fatherland
  • motherland
  • native home
  • native land
  • one's country
  • place of origin
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.