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homeland

noun [C] uk   /ˈhəʊm.lænd/ us    /ˈhoʊm-/
the country you were born inCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names (in the past) one of the areas in South Africa in which black people were separated from whites under the political system of apartheidNamed regions of countries
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