Meaning of 树高千丈,叶落归根

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shù gāo qiān zhàng , luò guī gēn (Trad.: 樹高千丈,葉落歸根)
fig. a tree may grow a thousand zhang high, but its leaves return to their roots (proverb); fig. everything has its ancestral home; in old age, an expatriate returns home