Meaning of one's spiritual home in English:

one's spiritual home


  • A place in which one feels a strong sense of belonging.

    ‘I had always thought of Italy as my spiritual home’
    • ‘As warm-up for Joan Rivers, the odd couple found their spiritual home on stage - as she put it, ‘the best opening act in their price range’.’
    • ‘Football once again showed its power to unite last night as hundreds of Bradford City fans descended on their spiritual home as the club's desperate battle for survival stepped up a gear.’
    • ‘Now, as the Olympics return to their spiritual home, the modern Olympic dream is that we can revert back to basics before idealism is completely snuffed out by cynicism.’
    • ‘On Friday, Hearts chairman George Foulkes challenged McGrail and Deans to come up with a proposal which would keep the club at their spiritual home.’
    • ‘Committee members are delighted that their new grounds will be so close to their spiritual home and work is expected to start in the immediate future.’
    • ‘Only once under Vogts, when Denmark won by a single goal in August, have his players been subjected to the pressure of playing at their spiritual home.’
    • ‘The name was coined by pioneer Lach and, with the Side Walk Café becoming their spiritual home, anti-folk was born.’
    • ‘The French always viewed this venue as their spiritual home and have been unbeaten there for 55 years.’
    • ‘If the decision is taken to remove the windows, then I hope a place can be provided within the Cathedral which is their spiritual home.’
    • ‘But the Taliban continued to cling on to Kandahar, their spiritual home in southern Afghanistan.’
    • ‘Yet it is hardly likely that Lancashire members will want to sacrifice their spiritual home for two or three of these shows every year.’
    • ‘Stars of the hit comedy Phoenix Nights returned to their spiritual home to take part in a fun-filled charity night.’
    • ‘Now they are back at their spiritual home, a redeveloped Valley, solvent, competitive and stable.’
    • ‘They feel that now is not the time to abandon the nation that, whether they like it or not, is their spiritual home.’
    • ‘It's taken a long time to find my spiritual home.’
    • ‘The 49-year-old mother-of-two said: ‘I'm delighted to be back behind the bar in an area that could be described as my spiritual home.’’
    • ‘‘It's not my spiritual home,’ he confessed to the Diary.’
    • ‘‘In many ways the island is still my spiritual home,’ she says.’