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  • n. Plural form of homeland.


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  • Chaldeans are Persian members of the Roman Catholic faith; they are ethnic and religious minorities in homelands of Iran and Iraq, two states not known for their tolerance.

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  • The multiparty process and the Transitional Executive Council should take over administration of homelands from the Nationalist government's successive disgraced "native affairs" departments, he said.

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  • As far as the agricultural development of the homelands is concerned, great and rapid strides are being made to improve the Bantu's primitive farming methods.

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  • But those who excel in exaggerating the significance of the most insignificant of "homelands"--if that what Lebanon can be called--can also easily exaggerate their own significance.

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  • During apartheid, much population-related data in South Africa did not include the 'homelands' - areas designated for Black occupation.

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  • By the end of the year a second cholera epidemic was spreading in the 'homelands' - this time in

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  • In 1959 prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd's government divided black South Africans into eight ethnic groups and allocated them "homelands" - nations within the nation.

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  • As a cosmopolitan, I don’t believe in homelands belonging to one particular race, culture or religion.

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  • Jewish people whoever they are must state unequivocally that they do not consider Israel as a unique homeland for them, that their homelands are the countries citizens of which they are and that Jerusalem is nothing but some city in the Middle East.

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  • When we crossed our so-called homelands, we were stopped by the white landowners because we didn't have their permission.

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