American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The civilian population or the civilian activities of a country at war.
- n. The civilian sphere as opposed to the military; or specifically the civilian sphere which supports a military effort
- n. the civilian population (and their activities) of a country at war
“Evoking the town, its people, and the problems and attitudes of the World War II home front beautifully while constructing a deceptive but fairly clued mystery, this is by far the best novel I've read by Hart.”
“Following the attentat Goebbels had been ap - pointed "Plenipotentiary for Total War," with exceptional powers over the home front and, in particular, the redistribu - tion of manpower.”
“News from the home front was just as bad: friends wrote him that Laura was screwing Jerry Dunleavy, a buddy from the Homicide Bureau, and Buzz Meeks, a crooked Narcotics Squad dick and bagman for Mickey Cohen.”
“My friends on the home front deserve special mention as well, especially all of my coworkers at CBS4 in Denver.”
“Stephanie Coontz, Peter Filene, Elaine Tyler May, and Lynn Spigel have each examined how, following the upheaval of sex roles on the home front during World War II, 1950s public discourses became obsessed with defining and restricting gender.5”
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