birthright citizenship

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noun

the practice of automatically granting citizenship to a child born in a particular country, regardless of the citizenship status of the parent or parents: an end to birthright citizenship.
the state of having such citizenship: to grant birthright citizenship to the child of new immigrants.

Nearby words

  1. birthmark,
  2. birthnight,
  3. birthplace,
  4. birthrate,
  5. birthright,
  6. birthroot,
  7. birthstone,
  8. birthstool,
  9. birthweight,
  10. birthwort

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