from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An official record of the date and place of a person's birth, usually including the names of the parents.
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- n. official document certifying the details of a person's birth. Name, date, and parents' names are always included; details such as parents' occupation and religion may be included.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a copy of the official document giving details of a person's birth
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