homegrown homegrown  /ˈhoʊm ˈɡroʊn/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) grown or originating in a particular place

Usage(s):

  1. Even the proudest mainland nationalist knew that a homegrown brand signified ultracheap and tres tacky.
  2. But international drug analysts estimate that up to 15% of heroin consumed in China is now homegrown.
  3. Investigators blame the attacks on four homegrown suicide bombers and look for global links to al-Qaeda In Both Sorrow and Anger July 25, 2005.

News

  1. Each MLB Team's Best Homegrown Player

    Free agency and trades are huge parts of building successful MLB teams, but making the most of the June draft and developing talent in-house can be just as important. For smaller-market teams, getting key contributions from homegrown players in the low-cost early stages of their careers is key, and for larger-market teams, it's just another way to bolster the roster. What follows is a look at ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Nutrition Collaboration expands community garden

    FULTON — Community members interested in enjoying their own fresh, homegrown vegetables or the beauty of a fresh flowerbed are invited to be a part of this year's Fulton Community Garden project.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Palladium-Times

  3. Israeli drivers forgo traditional GPS devices to ride Waze craze

    Homegrown navigation app has taken Israel’s aggressive roads by storm — and wooed Google.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. Obama called the decision to embrace more drilling not one he took "lightly," but cast it as necessary to sustain economic growth in the US, "even as we ramp up production of new sources of renewable, homegrown energy."
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. Still, as Gonzales pointed out, if "left unchecked, these homegrown terrorists may prove to be as dangerous as groups like al-Qaeda."
    on Jun 26, 2006 By: Alberto Gonzales Source: Washington Post

  3. "Any suggestion to be made that they are homegrown terrorists is not true," MacAskill said.
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Kenny MacAskill Source: FOXNews

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