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home away from home

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n home away from home a place where you are just as comfortable and content as if you were home
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “A baseball fan is a spectator sitting 500 feet from home plate Who can see better than an umpire standing five feet away.”
  • Hazel Rochman
    Hazel Rochman
    “Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.”
  • Bum Phillips
    Bum Phillips
    “An expert is an ordinary fella away from home.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “An ordinary man away from home giving advice.”

Usage

In literature:

I never was away from home before my father died.
"Christie Redfern's Troubles" by Margaret Robertson
It is the fear of a prison that has kept him away from home.
"Five Hundred Dollars" by Horatio Alger
Why, the poor boy's like an orphan, Dr Dunham, living all these years away from home.
"First in the Field" by George Manville Fenn
And I must weep, from day to day For that loved home, now far away!
"The Pirate of the Mediterranean" by W.H.G. Kingston
But it was much worse to be caught far away from home in a terrible gale.
"The Tale of Daddy Longlegs" by Arthur Scott Bailey
I've read of lots of boys that went away from home and worked their way up.
"Crowded Out o' Crofield" by William O. Stoddard
Fulton, it seemed, had never yet been away from home over night.
"We Three" by Gouverneur Morris
He ran away from home and engaged in the revenue service.
"Gathering Jewels" by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
Meantime, however, he is suddenly called away from home.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
Lord Selkirk was away from home.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
A telegram came at midnight that he was on his death-bed, far away from home.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
Yet with it all there was just a bit of melancholy in this breaking away from a place that had been as a second home to him for four long years.
"American Boy's Life of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward Stratemeyer
Koshchei happened to be away from home at that moment.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
Sometimes one feels very lonely when away from home, and that day I could not help it.
"The Land of the Long Night" by Paul du Chaillu
They were miles away from their homes, and must find present shelter, and such conveyance as they could.
"The New England Magazine Volume 1, No. 3, March, 1886" by Various
My wife never worked a day away from home all de years we wuz married.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
Her husband was away from home three-fourths of the year, and she had no children that required attention.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
Not satisfied with freeing their own country from wild men and beasts, the heroes wandered far away from home in search of further adventures.
"The Story of the Greeks" by H. A. Guerber
D'ye know that they say that she was away from home three days last week, nobody knew where?
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates" by Howard I. Pyle
He rode on and on, farther and farther away from home, his back upon the scenes where his daily deeds were done.
"Northern Lights" by Gilbert Parker
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In poetry:

I could not live, did I not know
That thou art ever true to me,
I could not bear a doubtful woe,
Away from home, away from thee.
"An Exile's Song" by Robert Fuller Murray
Yet, to our Zion, death has come,
And ta'en away from our embrace
One loved abroad and loved at home,
The Father Bishop of our race.
"Tribute To Rev. William Paul Quinn" by James Madison Bell
My soul is like a prisoned lark,
That sings and dreams of liberty,
The nights are long, the days are dark,
Away from home, away from thee!
"An Exile's Song" by Robert Fuller Murray
Oh! must I leave this region fair,
For a world of toil and a life of care?
In its dreary paths how long must I roam,
Far away from my fairy home?
"The Banished Spirit's Song" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Pa's out o' work when Chris'mus come
One time, an' stay away from home,
An' 's drunk an' 'buse our Ma, an' swear
They ain't no "Old Kriss" anywhere!
"A Dubious "Old Kriss"" by James Whitcomb Riley
You’ll embrace what you have inherited –
The eternal sadness and pain.
In your dreams, you’ll sail away back home
With your eyes shielded from the sun.
"Wanderer" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev

In news:

This home away from home is in southern Indiana in the town of Milltown.
Marietta is Saunders' home away from home .
Host families give young London Knights a home away from home .
For a home away from home, you can't beat City Clubs.
It seems only yesterday that Cal took the field at AT&T Park for a home-away-from-home schedule of five games while Memorial Stadium is renovated.
' Home away from home '.
It's good to be home away from home .
A home away from home, but not far away.
A Home Away From Home .
Waco's YWCA was a country girl's holiday ' home away from home '.
Facility is home away from home for vets' families.
A home away from home .
If you?re looking for a place to stay while visiting Pocahontas County that feels like home away from home, Brick?s Haven Cabin Rentals LLC in Dunmore has just what you need.
A Child's Home Away from Home .
Make your dorm a home away from home .
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In science:

I was out of town for the great revolution of 1970-71. I spent that academic year away from Ithaca, on leave in Rome, but Michael told me all about it when I got home.
My Life with Fisher
That was great fun! And thanks to the rest of the BATSE team for your friendly attitude towards a young student, far away from home.
Gamma-Ray Bursts, Collisionless Shocks and Synthetic Spectra
In fact, in the original version, pressing End and Home moves the cursor to cell IT22, far away from the apparent last cell in L 18. Fortunately, these relics are just old formats, as we see in Figure 4.
New Guidelines For Spreadsheets
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