birthplace

[ burth-pleys ]
/ ˈbɜrθˌpleɪs /

noun

place of birth or origin.

Nearby words

  1. birthing chair,
  2. birthing pool,
  3. birthing room,
  4. birthmark,
  5. birthnight,
  6. birthrate,
  7. birthright,
  8. birthright citizenship,
  9. birthroot,
  10. birthstone

Origin of birthplace

First recorded in 1600–10; birth + place

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British Dictionary definitions for birthplace

birthplace

/ (ˈbɜːθˌpleɪs) /

noun

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

birthplace

n.

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

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