an act or instance of entering an occupied residence with the intent to commit a burglary or other crime.
(Austral & NZ) aggravated burglary
[hohm-land, -luh nd] /ˈhoʊmˌlænd, -lənd/ noun 1. one’s native . 2. a region created or considered as a state by or for a people of a particular ethnic origin: the Palestinian homeland. 3. any of the thirteen racially and ethnically based regions created in South Africa by the South African government as nominally independent tribal […]
- Homeland security
noun 1. precautions taken by the government of a specified country against terrorist attacks noun 1. the United States Department of Homeland Security, the body responsible for dealing with terrorist threats on American soil
- Homelands movement
noun 1. (Austral) the programme to resettle native Australians on their tribal lands
[hohm-lis] /ˈhoʊm lɪs/ adjective 1. without a home: a homeless child. noun, (used with a plural verb) 2. the homeless, persons who lack permanent housing. /ˈhəʊmlɪs/ adjective 1. adj. 1610s, from home (n.) + -less. Old English had hamleas, but the modern word probably is a new formation. As a noun meaning “homeless persons,” by […]