the/(one's) mother country

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the/(one's) mother country

The country where one was born of one's family came from. Every Thanksgiving I make a point of eating turkey and cooking pumpkin pie to remind me of my mother country. We set up this community center so immigrants could have a place where they felt connected to the mother country.
See also: country, mother

the ˈmother country

the country where you or your family were born and which you feel a strong emotional connection with: The cafe was a meeting place for the immigrants, a welcome reminder of the tastes of the mother country.
See also: country, mother
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Endeavoring to understand her mother country, Sengupta highlights the lives and struggles of several people who reflect IndiaAEs changing profile.
According to the London daily Elaph, Majida also sang "Ya Biladi" (My Home Country) and "Ya Beirut" (Oh Beirut) for her mother country Lebanon.
The thesis, Women In Exile, Poets of Wales 1994 to 2004, embodies many of the themes in her poetry, by studying the lyrical traditions and language of her mother country.
She and her family had emigrated from England in the '50s, but Olivia returned to her mother country to pursue a singing career, which peaked in 1978, when she co-starred with John Travolta in the hugely successful musical-gone-film Grease, featuring the hit song You'r e The One That I Want , which topped the charts for nine weeks.