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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“We now have an army, well appointed between us and Mr. Howe,” John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail, “so that I feel as secure here, as if I was at Braintree,” his home ground in Massachusetts.