Definition of Mother Earth in US English:

Mother Earth


  • The earth considered as the source of all its living beings and inanimate things.

    • ‘Finally, we're hearing an awful lot about Mother Earth and the fearsome power of nature.’
    • ‘This photo illustrates mankind's wanton disregard for Mother Earth.’
    • ‘My vision now is to live in a world in which we honor each other and Mother Earth.’
    • ‘How could Native Americans living in balance with nature and respecting Mother Earth have so wantonly slaughtered game?’
    • ‘According to the seasons, the polar caps on Mars wax and wane, as breathtaking a sight, in the course of the Martian year, as it is on Mother Earth.’
    • ‘Those rituals involved animal sacrifice and blood offerings to Mother Earth.’
    • ‘Indeed if we are vigilant we can see that this world is made up of the natural laws of grace and fluidity, the essence of Mother Earth.’
    • ‘From time immemorial, man has learnt to extract this precious metal from Mother Earth.’
    • ‘They would pack tents, makeshift sleeping bags and simple foods, then set out to reconnect with Mother Earth.’
    • ‘Their motivation is to protect Mother Earth and keep the land open and natural for plants and animals.’
    • ‘Take an inventory of what kind of an impact your life has on Mother Earth - your own personal ecological footprint.’
    • ‘Here's a chance to do something good for Mother Earth!’
    • ‘Subconsciously I can feel myself apologising to Mother Earth and asking what we did wrong to upset her and to spare us further damage.’
    • ‘If we could only have a perfect world, and truly abolish poverty, Mother Earth would be a paradise.’
    • ‘Just to clarify the issue, Dobson goes on to condemn Earth Day as a pagan celebration of Mother Earth.’
    • ‘The earth cracked and trembled in pain and Mother Earth cried out to Jove for help.’
    • ‘Is there any short-term profit to be made in saving Mother Earth?’
    • ‘The people of Bastar revere their heroes and worship Mother Earth for her life-sustaining bounty.’
    • ‘Most of the wood is from recycled or sustainably harvested sources, making less impact on Mother Earth.’
    • ‘A common slogan among protesters is ‘Gaia told me to do it,’ Gaia being the Earth Goddess, or Mother Earth.’
    the natural world, the living world, mother nature, creation, the world, the environment, the earth, the universe, the cosmos, natural forces
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Mother Earth

/ˈməT͟Hər ərTH/