Our mother country - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
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.
References in periodicals archive
Thus, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is of great importance as it symbolises the struggle for freedom of our mother country
I fought in the war because England was our mother country
and I felt in my heart that I should go to England.