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home ground

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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.
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  • In another corner stood a barrel of home-ground corn meal and a big hogshead of water.

    The Boy Chums in the Gulf of Mexico

    Wilmer M. Ely


British Dictionary definitions for home ground

home ground

noun
  1. a familiar area or topic
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