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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Home \Home\, adjective

1. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.

2. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.

3. (Games) In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; goal; as: (a) (Baseball) The plate at which the batter stands; same as {home base} and {home plate}. (b) (Lacrosse) The place of a player in front of an opponent's goal; also, the player. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Home base} or {Home plate} (Baseball), the base at which the batter stands when batting, and which is the last base to be reached in scoring a run.

{Home farm}, {grounds}, etc., the farm, grounds, etc., adjacent to the residence of the owner.

{Home lot}, an inclosed plot on which the owner's home stands. [U. S.]

{Home rule}, rule or government of an appendent or dependent country, as to all local and internal legislation, by means of a governing power vested in the people within the country itself, in contradistinction to a government established by the dominant country; as, home rule in Ireland. Also used adjectively; as, home-rule members of Parliament.

{Home ruler}, one who favors or advocates home rule.

{Home stretch} (Sport.), that part of a race course between the last curve and the winning post.

{Home thrust}, a well directed or effective thrust; one that wounds in a vital part; hence, in controversy, a personal attack.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

grounds

noun

1: your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief; "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling" [syn: {evidence}, {grounds}]

2: the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard" [syn: {yard}, {grounds}, {curtilage}]

3: a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)

4: a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice" [syn: {cause}, {reason}, {grounds}]

5: dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue; "it is a Middle Eastern custom to read your future in your coffee grounds"


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