9 sentences with 'homeland'

Example sentences and phrases with the word homeland and other words derived from it.

« Another uprising decades later (between 132 and 136 CE) resulted in the almost complete dispersion of the Jews, to the point that the Jewish homeland was effectively lost to them until the founding of the modern state of Israel in 1948 CE. »
« Unlike the other Germanic tribes, the Franks did not abandon their homeland when they set out for new territory. »
« Millions of people were torn from their homeland, transported to a foreign continent in appalling conditions, and worked to death or killed by their owners in the name of "discipline". »
« The current ongoing Israeli-Palestinian crisis is as much the result of arbitrary borders drawn by former imperial powers as it is a unique case of a nationalist movement that has achieved its goals for an ethno-religious homeland. »
« During World War I, the British had promised to support the creation of a Jewish homeland in Palestine and assured various Arab leaders that Britain would help them create independent states after the expected demise of the Ottoman Empire. »
« Even the official British declaration offering support for a Jewish homeland - the Balfour Declaration of 1917 - specifically included language promising the Arabs of Palestine (both Muslim and Christian) support for securing their own 'civil and religious rights'. In other words, the dominant European power in the area at the time, and the one that was to rule it directly from 1920 to 1947, sought to appease both sides with vague assurances. »
« Cookston, my homeland, is a farming community of 8,000 nestled in a corner of northwestern Minnesota, and it's rare for anything extraordinary to happen there. »
« According to North, he had met President Reagan in the residential section of the White House to watch on television as the American medical students rescued from Grenada arrived in his country and kissed the soil of their homeland. »
« Encouraged by the radical political changes in Russia, cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich and his wife, Galina Vishnevskaya, have decided to do something "truly significant" for their homeland. They are to establish a foundation to build and equip a modern children's hospital in Moscow. »

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