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Noun
/ˈhōmˌland/,
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homelands, plural;
  1. A person's or a people's native land
    • - I could finally go back to my homeland
  2. An autonomous or semiautonomous state occupied by a particular people
    • - the group is fighting for a separate homeland
  3. Any of ten partially self-governing areas in South Africa designated for particular indigenous African peoples under the former policy of apartheid


  1. fatherland: the country where you were born
  2. A homeland (rel. country of origin and native land) is the concept of the place (cultural geography) to which an ethnic group holds a long history and a deep cultural association with —the country in which a particular national identity began. ...
  3. Homeland is an album by Laurie Anderson, released on June 22, 2010. It is her first album of new material since 2001's Life on a String.
  4. Moledet (מולדת, Homeland) is a small right-wing political party in Israel. It advocates the notion of voluntary transfer of the Arab population of the West Bank. ...
  5. Homeland is an album by Neal Morse. It is a piece that was written for a musical theater production in the early 1990s. Many of the musical themes from this production would later appear on some of the Spock's Beard albums. This is the twelfth release in the Neal Morse Inner Circle series.
  6. The Dark Elf Trilogy is a prequel to the Icewind Dale Trilogy by R. A. Salvatore. Drizzt Do'Urden, a drow, or dark elf, was originally written as a supporting character in the Icewind Dale Trilogy to Wulfgar the barbarian. ...
  7. A bantustan (also known as black African homeland or simply homeland) was a territory set aside for black inhabitants of South Africa and South West Africa (now Namibia), as part of the policy of apartheid. ...
  8. Homeland is a supermarket chain in the United States. Homeland is currently headquartered in Edmond, Oklahoma. , it operates around 50 supermarkets in Oklahoma and Kansas. Many Homeland supermarkets also include a pharmacy.
  9. The Homeland is an album by Chicago-based rocker Bobby Conn and his backing band, the Glass Gypsies released on January 20th 2004 on Thrill Jockey records. ...
  10. (Homeland S) The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a Cabinet department of the United States federal government with the primary responsibilities of protecting the territory of the U.S. from terrorist attacks and responding to natural disasters.
  11. Homelands was a British music festival which consisted mainly of Dance music, both live acts and famous DJs. The event was held at Cheesefoot Head near Winchester, Hampshire, and was one of the most popular British festivals of this genre. It was run by Live Nation UK.
  12. (Homelands (Fables)) The Homelands are the mythical lands from fairy tales, folklore, and nursery rhymes in the comic book series Fables. The majority of those listed have been conquered by the mysterious Adversary, as he has conquered most of the European Fable lands. ...
  13. One’s country of residence; One’s country of birth; The traditional territory of an ethnic group; An area set aside for black South Africans under the policy of apartheid
  14. (Homelands) The areas known as Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei which were previously part of South Africa, then granted nominal independence and later reincorporated into South Africa.
  15. (homelands) Under apartheid, areas in South Africa designated for ethnolinguistic groups within the black African population; such areas tend to be overpopulated and poverty-stricken. (p. 1015)
  16. The geographical space to which a national or ethnic group feels that it naturally belongs. Often associated with diasporic groups who long for return to their place of origin. May also be used to denote the family home as a place of safety and retreat.
  17. A term successfully used by the Germans and the Soviets in World War II, less successfully (and in the plural) by Apartheid-era South Africa. ...
  18. (Kansas, Oklahoma, and formerly Texas)