homeland homeland  /ˈhoʊm ˌlænd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the country where you were born

Usage(s):

  1. PTI looks at al-Qaeda as it regroups following the Madrid attacks, plus how we need to improve homeland security and fight terror abroad.
  2. Joe Klein on the half-hearted effort to establish real homeland security.
  3. Fran Townsend, White House top adviser on homeland security, is the kind of take-charge woman Bush likes.

News

  1. Homeland Security Drill At Port of Rochester

    Charlotte, N.Y .- Law enforcement from both the U.S. and Canada were at the Port of Rochester Wednesday, conducting a full-scale homeland security drill.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: 13WHAM Rochester

  2. ‘Homeland’ actor would play pool with Obama

    Stage actor Navid Negahban recently starred in Showtime’s Emmy-winning drama series “Homeland” in the role of the CIA’s most wanted terrorist, Abu Nazir. Read more...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Hill

  3. Homeland Energy Group Announces Transfer to the NEX Board of the TSX Venture Exchange

    Homeland Energy Group Ltd. announces that the common shares of the Company will be delisted on TSX and resume its trading activity on the NEX effective on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Sketching a vision of the Middle East in 60 years time, Bush predicted again that Palestinians "will have the homeland they have long dreamed of and deserved."
    on May 18, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Bloomberg

  2. "On the other hand," said President Obama, "it is also undeniable that the Palestinian people ...... have suffered in pursuit of a homeland:" "For more than 60 years they've endured the pain of dislocation. The situation for the...
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Voice of America

  3. "While the bombs these terrorists attempted to plant tonight were -- unbeknownst to them -- fake, this latest attempt to attack our freedoms shows that the homeland security threats against New York City are sadly all too real," New York Mayor...
    on May 20, 2009 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Reuters

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