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  1. the place at which a person dies: Lincoln is buried in Illinois, but his deathplace was Washington, D.C.
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Origin of deathplace

First recorded in 1820–30; death + place
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for deathplace

Historical Examples of deathplace

  • Many barges and tjalcks are both the birthplace and deathplace of their owners, who know no other home.

    A Wanderer in Holland

    E. V. Lucas