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

  • n. One's native land.
  • n. The land of one's ancestors.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The country of one's ancestors.
  • n. The country of one's birth, origin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One's native land; the native land of one's fathers or ancestors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One's native country, or the land or country of one's fathers or ancestors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the country where you were born


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