View synonyms for hometown


[ hohm-toun ]


  1. the town or city in which a person lives or was born, or from which a person comes.


  1. of or relating to a hometown:

    a hometown welcome.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of hometown1

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15; home + town
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Example Sentences

It was also interpreted as a reference to the world-famous Carnaval de Barranquilla, which is held in Shakira’s hometown in Colombia.

Instead, she took it back to her hometown of Omaha and directed the spotlight on her older sister, Lacey Lamar.

This January luxury, you might think, must occur in California or Florida, but Jabbour gardens in her hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Teams are set in local markets so fans can support their hometown.

He spent the next three years playing in the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia for his hometown team.

During the height of his disenchantment, he visited his hometown where an old friend gave him some liquid acid.

That side is volunteering extensively in his hometown of Flint, and recently, pastoring Charity United Methodist Church.

Meanwhile, their Missouri hometown appears to be on the brink of chaos.

On Sunday, Saban said he often writes letters to the editors of his hometown paper, the Los Angeles Times.

Darren Deon Vann's hometown has 10,000 abandoned houses, more than enough for him to hide six bodies.

But my other waitresses wanted to get back to their hometown, and they left early—before we did.

This sounds like another beer cheese, but it's only a mild Cheddar named after its hometown in Dorsetshire.

Hometown, owing to some early local faction, is divided into two sections, forming two distinct towns.

The author's genuine interest in his hometown folk never waned.

Amos Shoopegg is a type of a large class of the native element of Hometown.





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