home sweet home

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  • (UK) enPR: hōm swēt hōm, IPA(key): /həʊm swiːt həʊm/
  • (US) enPR: hōm swēt hōm, IPA(key): /hoʊm swiːt hoʊm/
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home sweet home

  1. (idiomatic) One's home, especially a nice, comfortable home.
  2. (idiomatic) Expressing contentment or relief at residing in or returning to one's own home.
    • 1892, George Grossmith; Weedon Grossmith, chapter 1, in The Diary of a Nobody:
      After my work in the City, I like to be at home. What 's the good of a home, if you are never in it? "Home, Sweet Home," that's my motto.

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