native soil

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After all, Passepartout, who had been away from France five years, would not be sorry to set foot on his native soil again.
It was strange, too, to observe how the earth, out of which they had so lately grown, was incrusted, here and there, on their bright breastplates, and even, begrimed their faces; just as you may have seen it clinging to beets and carrots, when pulled out of their native soil.
By and by, however, it seemed as though he was to return safely after all, for the gods backed the wind into its old quarter and they reached home; whereon Agamemnon kissed his native soil, and shed tears of joy at finding himself in his own country.
Chancellor, Angela Merkel, I would first like to express my admiration and esteem for your hospitable attitude regarding the migratory wave of Syrian citizens who have found in the humanistic and democratic Germany a land of perfect hospitality, especially after the long nightmare they have endured, and which has uprooted them from their native soil," Geagea said in his open letter o Merkel.
Home advantage could make a huge difference for Chile, who have lost just one of their last 15 games on native soil.
1979: The Pope is greeted by two million people as he sets foot on his native soil of Poland.
3 shows a sub-ballast layer of a mixture of native soil with a deformation modulus of 500 MPa and thickness of 0.
It demonstrates the increased risk of "blowback" - when fighters return home to unleash terror attacks on their native soil.
Some feel that using unmodified soil better prepares the plant for eventual establishment in the native soil.
After seeing his lead at the top of the 2013 money-list slashed to just PS11,929 as Peter Fowler claimed the French Riviera Masters two weeks ago, Wesselingh is doubly determined to press home his advantage on native soil at the Hurworth venue.
Since the potential could be influenced by a range of environmental factors in the laboratory, we have been studying the effects of different conditions (the amount of white rot fungi addition, ways of white rot fungi addition, pollution levels of BDE-209, sterilized soil and native soil, soil types, the presence of heavy metals) on biodegradation kinetics.