English - Vietnamese Dictionary
homeland /'houmlænd/Advanced English Dictionary
- danh từ
- quê hương, tổ quốc, xứ sở
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [usually sing.] the country where a person was born: Many refugees have been forced to flee their homeland.
2 [usually pl.] (in the Republic of S Africa under the APARTHEID system in the past) one of the areas with some SELF-GOVERNMENT that were intended for a group of black African people to live in: the Transkei homeland
They were devastated that they had to leave their beloved homeland.
| ancient, traditional
the struggle to defend their ancient homeland
| former | tribal | adopted
He wants his children to grow up in his adopted homeland.
| Jewish, Palestinian
VERB + HOMELAND
During the war, they were forced to flee their homeland.
| go back to, return to, visit
He longs to return to his homeland.
in a/sb's ~
They hope to remain in their homeland.
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