from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A coming into being; birth. See Synonyms at beginning.
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- n. birth
- n. coming into being
- n. commencement or inception
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Origination; birth; beginning; specifically, in phytogeography, the rise of a new plant formaation on an area destitute of floral covering.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the event of being born
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