place of birth or origin.

Origin of birthplace

First recorded in 1600–10; birth + place Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for birthplace

fatherland, motherland

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British Dictionary definitions for birthplace



the place where someone was born or where something originated
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Word Origin and History for birthplace

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

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