Definition of homeland:
Synonyms for homeland:
native land, the Corn Belt, commune, canton, sod, Costa, colonia, ACT, fatherland, country of origin, origin, birthplace, the Bible Belt, someone's native soil, home, mother country, Cape Cod, motherland, the Cotton Belt, roots, home town, the old country, country, commonwealth.
It is difficult of course for any one to trace all the threads and fibres which have worked themselves into his life from his own homeland- as it is difficult for a child to trace all the qualities of blood that it owes to its mother; but there they are, and though some of these native inheritances and conditions may not really be to a man's liking, yet he can hardly refuse to acknowledge them, or to confess the debt of gratitude that he owes to the land of his birth.- "The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of Their Strife", Edward Carpenter.
And so the time slipped by till I imperceptibly found myself telling Miss Carr all about my old pursuits- our life at homeland my favourite books, she being a willing listener, when, suddenly, a clear, silvery- toned clock began to strike and dissolved the spell.- "The Story of Antony Grace", George Manville Fenn.
But trouble, dark and terrible, was again to visit the home of the Ashtons, and this time it was the poor lost sheep who had lately been gathered by the Good Shepherd into the lower fold, that was to be translated- though by a cruel death- to the green pastures and still waters of the homeland above.- "From Wealth to Poverty", Austin Potter.