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birthplace

[burth-pleys] /ˈbɜrθˌpleɪs/
noun
1.
place of birth or origin.
Origin of birthplace
1600-1610
First recorded in 1600-10; birth + place
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birthplace

/ˈbɜːθˌpleɪs/
noun
1.
the place where someone was born or where something originated
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Word Origin and History for birthplace
n.

also birth-place, c.1600, from birth (n.) + place (n.).

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