motherland
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motherland(
muh
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thuhr
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lahnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la patria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Anthony joined the army to defend his motherland.Anthony se enlistó en el ejército para defender su patria.
b. la tierra natal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My grandfather longed to see his motherland before dying.Mi abuelo ansiaba ver su tierra natal antes de morir.
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motherland
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la tierra natal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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motherland [ˈmʌðəlænd]
noun
patria (f); (more sentimentally) madre patria (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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