the civilian sector of a nation at war when its armed forces are in combat abroad.
also homefront, by 1917, from home (n.) + front (n.) in the military sense. A term from World War I.
plural noun 1. sliced, boiled potatoes, fried in butter or shortening.
[hohm-gurl] /ˈhoʊmˌgɜrl/ noun, Slang. 1. a girl or woman from the same locality as oneself. 2. a close female friend or fellow female gang member. n phr,n
noun 1. an area, locality, or subject with which one is intimately familiar: When you see those familiar mountains appear on the horizon, you’ll know you are back on home ground. Baseball and football are home ground for this sports-loving community. noun 1. a familiar area or topic
[hohm-grohn] /ˈhoʊmˈgroʊn/ adjective 1. or produced at or in a particular region for local consumption: homegrown tomatoes. 2. native or indigenous to or characteristic of a region: homegrown musicians.
noun 1. a volunteer force used for meeting local emergencies when the regular armed forces are needed elsewhere. noun 1. a volunteer part-time military force recruited for the defence of the United Kingdom in World War II 2. (in various countries) a civil defence and reserve militia organization noun A resident of a place; native; […]