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- n. The country or geographical region where one was born or which one considers to be one's true homeland.
- n. Source, place of origin, principal location, or natural habitat.
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M. Maurice Barrès, who holds from Stendahl, was, in his earlier career, of the ironical school, but has more recently applied himself to demonstrating the influence of native soil and tradition ( "Les Déracinés", 1807).