home front

home front

home front ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the civilian sector of a nation at war when its armed forces are in combat abroad.

Origin of home front First recorded in 1915–20 Related formshome-front, adjective Examples from the Web for home front Contemporary Examples of home front

  • Lacking a political approach with respect to Hamas, Israel has invested in defending its home-front while boosting deterrence.

    Israel: Stop Isolating Gaza

    Benedetta Berti

    April 17, 2013

  • Historical Examples of home front

  • Even so, the unprecedented series of catastrophes on the home-front of America overshadows everything.

    The Brain

    Alexander Blade

  • Word Origin and History for home front n.

    also homefront, by 1917, from home (n.) + front (n.) in the military sense. A term from World War I.

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