- genuinely or authentically so because of birth: a trueborn son of Ireland; a trueborn Parisian.
Origin of trueborn
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Examples from the Web for true-born
Before him stood the true-born daughter of a long race of politicians!Sally Dows and Other Stories
No: Fernando died like a true-born Andaluz; he fell, covered with the blood of our oppressors, in the fatal field of Tudela.
Patriotic title: What are the three characteristics of a true-born Englishman?The Funny Side of Physic
A. D. Crabtre
Our Indian uncle is a true-born Briton, with no nonsense about him.The Wouldbegoods
You have trained me well, and I feel by him as solemnly as a true-born Brodie.The Plays of W. E. Henley and R. L. Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson
- being such by birtha true-born Scot
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