from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The place where someone is born or where something originates.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The location where a person was born.
- n. The location where something was created or devised.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The town, city, or country, where a person is born; place of origin or birth, in its more general sense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The place of one's birth; the town, city, or country where a person is born; more generally, place of origin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the place where someone was born
- n. where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
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He adores the city, which he calls the birthplace of baseball.
Control of Kandahar, the Taliban movement's birthplace, is seen as key to reversing Taliban momentum in the war.
Considering her birthplace is only 60 miles from Canada?
The Knickerbocker often is described as the birthplace of the martini, though it isn't the only venue to claim that distinction.
While it may be true that Fairchild Semiconductor was the home of the “first silicon device and research manufacturing company in Silicon Valley”, the real birthplace is the garage where Bill Hewlett and David Packard launched their company in 1939.
Leonardo's birthplace is a small town surrounded by olive groves and rolling hills not very far from Florence.
(However, my grandfather's birthplace is not in Ukraine but in Belarus.)
Its birthplace is southern Veracruz, eastern Oaxaca, and northern Tabasco.
[His birthplace is now in Belarus; it's in the Ukraine, but not in Ukraine.]
In some places, my birthplace is listed as Calvert