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[hohm-grohn] /ˈhoʊmˈgroʊn/
grown or produced at home or in a particular region for local consumption:
homegrown tomatoes.
native or indigenous to or characteristic of a region:
homegrown musicians.
Origin of homegrown
1820-30; home + grown Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There was in them an element of life, they were capable of improvement, and they were homegrown.

    An Old English Home S. Baring-Gould
  • The Council of India put on countervailing duties to protect their homegrown cane from the bounty-fed beet.

    Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson
  • The homegrown beets give us only a fifth and the cane of Louisiana and Texas only a fifteenth of the sugar we need.

    Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson
  • The days were days of wonder for the homegrown young Quaker engineer.

    Herbert Hoover Vernon Kellogg

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