American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The town or city of one's birth, rearing, or main residence.
- n. An individual’s place of birth, childhood home, or place of main residence.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the town (or city) where a person was born or grew up or has his principal residence.
- n. the town (or city) where you grew up or where you have your principal residence
- home + town (Wiktionary)
“And if there are residual cracks in Adele's pipes, you can't hear them: the word "hometown" easily wraps itself around the venue's lofting ironwork.”
“Yet what's happened to my hometown is a disgrace to the moderation that used to mark our entire part of the country.”
“What's happened to my hometown is a disgrace to the moderation that used to mark our entire part of the country.”
“Olivia discovers that her hometown is a hotbed of racist hatred.”
“What's fairly certain is that Akon was born in St. Louis, Mo., sometime in the past 40 years and spent much of his childhood in the West African country of Senegal, which he describes as his "hometown.”
“I'm a native Seattleite, and yes, as a matter of fact, I do think my hometown is the center of the universe, but I know there are votes in a lot of corners that a lot of campaigns have overlooked over the years.”
“The criminal justice system in our hometown is an incestuous little Peyton Place where the prosecutors, police officers, defense attorneys and, yes, judges, get to know each other pretty well-some would say too well.”
“Bruce Springsteen has written a Letter to the Editor to what he calls his hometown newspaper.”
“Mr. Cuomo declined to be interviewed about what he identifies as his hometown.”
“She travels from Mexico City with her artist amiga whose hometown is Juchitan.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘hometown’.
Fictional places that, somehow, everyone has heard of anyway.
Real places that have taken on the veneer of myth.
Anywhere that's really nowhere.
Kad, you've created a monster. ;-)
Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
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