Definition of Home front

1. Noun. The civilian population (and their activities) of a country at war.

Generic synonyms: Population



Definition of Home front

1. Noun. The civilian sphere as opposed to the military; or specifically the civilian sphere which supports a military effort ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Home Front

home cinemas
home computer
home computers
home country
home court
home ec
home economics
home equity
home equity credit
home equity loan
home field advantage
home folks
home free
home fries
home from home
home front (current term)
home game
home games
home ground
home guard
home health aides
home health nurse
home help
home in
home in on
home infusion therapy
home inspection
home inspector
home invasion
home is where the heart is

Literary usage of Home front

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1. Ludendorff's Own Story, August 1914-November 1918: The Great War from the by Erich Ludendorff (1919)
"... Raw Material—The Question of Food-supplies—The Importance of Rumania in the Conduct of the War—The Fight Against the home front—The Deterioration of the ..."

2. Thomas Holme, 1624-1695: Surveyor General of Pennsylvania by Irma Corcoran (1992)
"... The home front While problems were multiplying east of the Delaware, warrants for land were accumulating on Thomas Holme's desk, settlers were ..."

3. Woodrow Wilson and the World War: A Chronicle of Our Own Times by Charles Seymour (1921)
"... CHAPTER VII THE home front ON May 18,1917, President Wilson issued a proclamation in which are to be found the following significant sentences: In the ..."

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