from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One's familiar surroundings or habitat.
  • n. An area of special strength or competence: a company that never expected to be challenged on its home ground of software development.

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  • n. the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs


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