from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The place where someone is born or where something originates.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The place of one's birth; the town, city, or country where a person is born; more generally, place of origin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The town, city, or country, where a person is born; place of origin or birth, in its more general sense.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The location where a person was born.
  • noun by extension The location where something was created or devised.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the place where someone was born
  • noun where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence


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