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Synonyms for motherland
ˈmʌð ərˌlændmoth·er·land

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  1. motherlandnoun

    homeland, fatherland

  2. motherlandnoun

    The country of one's ancestors.

    homeland, fatherland

  3. motherlandnoun

    The country of one's birth.

    fatherland, homeland

  4. motherlandnoun

    Country of origin.

    fatherland, homeland

  5. motherlandnoun

    Mother country in contrast to its colonies.

    fatherland, homeland

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native landnoun

    the country where you were born

    fatherland, homeland, native land, country of origin, mother country

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  1. List of paraphrases for "motherland":

    homeland, fatherland, patrie, mother, patria, pains, maternal, al-watan, patriotic

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  1. Petro Poroshenko:

    We are for peace, but we accept the challenge of the enemy. We will protect our motherland.

  2. Dolan Uyghur Restaurant owner:

    I lost my old company, old business in my motherland. I start everything, have to start anew. First thing, I have to learn English to start my new life in this country and 2018 I opened the first location Dolan Uyghur Restaurant in D.C..

  3. Andriy Filonenko:

    I don't understand all this talk about criminal records, all I know is that people spilt their blood for Ukraine, for the motherland.

  4. Moshe Kantor:

    We will not give up our motherland, which is called Europe. We will not stop the history of European Jewry, that is for sure.

  5. Jhoon Rhee:

    I fought the Korean war side by side American soldiers who came to defend my motherland, that touched me. I wanted to pay back with what I do best : Tae Kwon Do.

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