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Definition of motherland noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

motherland

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmʌðəlænd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌðərlænd//
 
(formal)
 
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the country that you were born in and that you feel a strong emotional connection with He was willing to die for the motherland. She fears she will never see her motherland again. see also fatherland
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: motherland