(someone's) native soil

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(someone's) native soil

The country or geographical area in which someone was born and/or raised. Though I've spent most of my adult life in London, it's always nice to return to my native soil of Shanghai, if even for just a few days.
See also: native, soil
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Meath by Noeline Bray, the wide-seeded daughter of Honcho Classic showed a liking for longer trips on her native soil, winning an A3 575 yards final at Shelbourne and finishing a close third in a similar event over Dundalk's 620 yards.
According to legend and literature, a vampire lives on blood, sleeps in a coffin filled with his or her native soil, casts no shadow, recoils in sunlight, is kept at bay by a cross or garlic, and can be killed by pounding a wooden stake through his or her heart.