Definition of motherland in English:


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often the motherland
  • One's native country.

    ‘When the country is invaded by enemies, the nation's leader will call on everyone to protect the motherland.’
    • ‘So why did I come to the motherland to publicly declare that I am willing to abandon liberalism.’
    • ‘In his letters, he reportedly said that he would like to come back to the motherland and serve the nation.’
    • ‘He devoted his life, blood and sweat to the well-being of the motherland and the nation.’
    • ‘We shall not shrink from making any sacrifice to guard and protect every inch of our beloved motherland.’
    • ‘But the distance hasn't lessened their love for their motherland.’
    • ‘Wu has returned to the culture of his motherland, China.’
    • ‘He said that July 1 was a joyful day for the entire Chinese race as it marked the reunification of Hong Kong with the motherland.’
    • ‘The feeling then was that I was returning to my motherland.’
    • ‘But Rudi was having too much fun, and it would be decades before he would consider a return to his motherland.’
    • ‘Tensions were exacerbated by the discovery that the rivers of Australia were rather different from the rivers of the motherland.’
    • ‘Both of his offspring now reside in their motherland, Germany.’
    • ‘And when the children reached a certain age, we were all whisked off back to the motherland 8 months a year for boarding school.’
    • ‘Well, martyrs always receive the highest honour especially if they lose their life defending their motherland.’
    • ‘They are shown as noble and selfless defenders of the motherland despite the reality which sees them plagued by corruption and incompetence.’
    • ‘As I type this, I am back in the motherland, England, for a week.’
    • ‘But when he goes home to his motherland, Armenia, it's quite a different story.’
    • ‘Traditionally, the attitude toward the motherland among Russian speakers abroad has been complex.’
    • ‘What is obvious also is that Gupta is a fan of his motherland's food.’
    • ‘Finally, at the end of the 1970s, Chechens were allowed to return to their motherland.’



/ˈməT͟Hərˌland/ /ˈməðərˌlænd/