Definition of Homelands

1. Noun. (plural of homeland) ¹



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Definition of Homelands

1. homeland [n] - See also: homeland

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homelands

homed
homee
homefelt
homefield
homefields
homefolk
homefront
homefronts
homeful
homegirl
homegirls
homegroup
homegroups
homegrown
homeland
homelands (current term)
homeless
homeless dumping
homeless person
homeless persons
homeless shelter
homeless shelters
homeless youth
homelessly
homelessness
homelessnesses
homelier
homeliest
homelife
homelike

Literary usage of Homelands

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1. The Economics of Apartheid by Stephen R. Lewis (1990)
"In 1985, agricultural production as a share of GDP in the homelands was about ... Agricultural output per capita in the homelands in both years was only 15 ..."

2. Prison Conditions in South Africa by Human Rights Watch (Organization)., Africa Watch Committee, Prison Project (Human Rights Watch) (1994)
"29 Prisons in these two homelands were similar to those in South Africa, ... Of the ten homelands, four — Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei ..."

3. Politicians and Apartheid: Trailing in the People's Wake by John Gardner (1997)
"In shelving the policy that black political representation be confined to the homelands, the government accepted that blacks needed to be represented in ..."

4. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods: Uniting Science and by Barry Pound (2003)
"The former homelands, where most black South African farmers live, have only limited access to irrigation. A few hundred irrigation schemes were developed ..."

5. South Africa Half-hearted Reform: The Official Response to the Rising Tide by Mary McGovern, Bronwen Manby (1993)
"The SAP, the police force of the central government, has no jurisdiction in the "independent" homelands, each of which has its own army and police, ..."

6. Demography: Textbook for the South African Student by Willem Petrus Mostert (1998)
"From the 1985 gender ratios of the various former homelands it transpires that male labour migration was more common in those homelands far from the ..."

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