motherland[ muhth -er-land ]SEE DEFINITION OF motherland
Synonyms for motherland
- country of origin
- God's country
- mother country
- native soil
- old country
- old world
- terra firma
- the old country
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MOTHERLAND
The French army surrendered, and part of it was shipped back to the motherland.
Their passionate devotion to their faith is only rivalled by their passionate devotion to the Motherland.
Every inch of our motherland regained is sweet and precious to us.
A crown is woven for our motherland: Is it life's laurels or the martyr's thorns?
It followed, of course, that the motherland was superior to her children overseas.
The cold war enemy has kidnapped your fiancee and taken her to their motherland.
He came down near what had been the border of the motherland and Poland.
"Floods in their motherland," the Secretary of Defense told the President.
His picture had been flashed across the length and breadth of the motherland.
Most of them live in Kerman Yezd on the soil of their motherland.