from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The land of one's birth.
- n. One's inheritance; birthright.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The land of one's birth; one's inheritance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Privilege of birth; that which belongs to one by birth; birthright.
Our birthdom, or birthright, says he, lies on the ground, let us, like men who are to fight for what is dearest to them, not abandon it, but stand over it and defend it.
IV. iii.2 (500,9) Let us rather/Hold fast the mortal sword; and, like good men,/Bestride our down-faln birthdom] In former editions,