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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Motherland  \Moth"er*land`\,  n. 
  The  country  of  one's  ancestors;  --  same  as  {fatherland}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fatherland  \Fa"ther*land"\,  n.  [Imitated  fr  D.  vaderland  See 
  {Father},  and  {Land}.] 
  One's  native  land;  the  native  land  of  one's  fathers  or 
  ancestors. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fatherland 
  n  :  the  country  where  you  were  born  [syn:  {homeland},  {motherland}, 
  {mother  country},  {country  of  origin},  {native  land}] 




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