native daughter

native daughter

n.
A woman who was born or raised in a specified place: a native daughter of the Gulf Coast; Minnesota's most well-known native daughter.
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Posters and billboards heralded Alice Munro as last year's Nobel laureate--as if she were a native daughter.
As the native daughter, the native guardian of her past and memory, I had not done the work to properly remember.
I explained to you that the stone buildings and green hills were part of your precious heritage as a native daughter of the South Pennines.
Iowa propelled Perry into the stratosphere of media attention, and it helped him upstage native daughter Bachmann in her hometown of Waterloo.
Fearing that her tones had been forgotten by the town she never forsook, and wondering just how I might interest the rantipole youths and roistering blades of Davenport in their native daughter, I took to decorating the men's rooms of that fair city with obscene graffiti about Octave's amative practices.
Despite her distrust, Neytiri, a native daughter, helps him in his fight.
In both of these new books, it is the reader who discovers once again the genius of a native daughter.
She's a fixture in Scranton, a native daughter who went off to be educated and came back to serve the poor, and her approach is fairly straightforward.
As the Christian faithful of India give thanks to God for their first native daughter to be presented for public veneration, I wish to assure them of my prayers during this difficult time," Benedict said in Rome.
In Honor of Native Daughter, Edmonia Lewis First African American Sculptor of International Acclaim
More recent works, which support the charges of the complainants, include those by Haunani-Kay Trask (From a Native Daughter, 1999), Michael Dudley and Keoni Agard (Call for Hawaiian Sovereignty, 1990), and Helena Allen (The Betraval of Liliuokalani, 1982).