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Synonyms for motherland
ˈmʌð ərˌlænd

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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. Maria Butina:

    I came to the US not under orders but with hope, i sought to build bridges between my motherland and the country that I grew to love.

  2. Anthony Bouadi:

    The moment you get to know your history, it is going to change you,” he said. “We are encouraging our brothers and sisters from the U.S., from the Caribbean from Europe to come back to their Motherland Africa to get to know the culture … and whatever the ancestors went through.”

  3. Aimani Dadayeva:

    He served his so-called motherland for 12 years. They threw him into the toughest areas, into the mountains to fight insurgents. He was a model fighter with a heap of state medals, and for them (the authorities) to use him for their own ends and to accuse him so harshly? ... I don't want anybody to use us for their own ends.

  4. Xi Jinping:

    Taiwan's fate is connected with the motherland. Wan Wan, come home.

  5. Rahul Kaushik:

    This is our motherland and if someone is abusing people who are protecting our motherland, actually fighting on the ground, I don't believe they should be allowed to work here or allowed to live here, this is a clear case of treason, in our view.

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