邦 means 'home country'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1302   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-17    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 15 words   Used in 74 words   Used in 711 names   Component in 3 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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If you think you know how to say 'Japan,' 邦 comes as a surprise. In Japan, native speakers call each other (Japanese), but in other countries they could also use 邦 (overseas Japanese national). Crossing borders means that vocabulary changes, along with currency and converters! The essay compares 邦 with other kanji for "Japan," looking at the nuances 邦 lends to words.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 邦 is used 2 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 邦 is used 72 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
ホウ (read as ぽう) : 46 words FIND ALL
commonwealth; federation of states; confederation; union
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ホウ : 26 words FIND ALL
Japanese music (esp. traditional Japanese music)  (see also: 洋楽)
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An additional 那 less common words include 邦 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1792  Joy o' Kanji : 1792  Key to Kanji:

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ホウ    home country, country, Japan   
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おおざと group, community, large village   
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