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Noun1.homefolk - the people of your home locality (especially your own family); "he wrote his homefolk every day"
kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, family line, sept, folk, family - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
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He could finally escape the protective vigilance and sometimes-stifling religiosity of the homefolk.
Thus hometown links and a determination not to let the homefolk down were crucial forces in motivating and sustaining the 1st during its one and only campaign.
Chamness on North Division Street, returned Saturday from a four months' visit with homefolks in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
It was no surprise to the homefolks that it was the brave "Silver Grays" who were the first to stare into the faces of an armed blue-clad boarding party.
And it's one that thankfully my homefolks and I, along with a lot of other Americans, made together.
Conable was offered the usual 30 (million) pieces of silver to betray his homefolks and stay on as a D.C.