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home-girl, noun

Origin:
See home-boy.
In urban (especially township) English: a girl or woman from one’s home region, or from the same clan. Also attributive. Cf. home-boy.
a1956 H.I.E. Dhlomo in Visser & Couzens Collected Works (1985) 402Bob had married his ‘home’ girl, Zodwa Valo, whom he had known since childhood.
1994 L.Y. Coko Informant, GrahamstownWhen I’m in PE, and a woman comes from Grahamstown, I say its my ‘home-girl’. If you’re a man at Johannesburg and you see a PE man there, you say its a ‘home-boy’, because you come from the same town.
a girl or woman from one’s home region, or from the same clan. Also attributive.

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