- the town or city in which a person lives or was born, or from which a person comes.
- of or relating to a hometown: a hometown welcome.
Origin of hometown
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Examples from the Web for hometown
During the height of his disenchantment, he visited his hometown where an old friend gave him some liquid acid.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy
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That side is volunteering extensively in his hometown of Flint, and recently, pastoring Charity United Methodist Church.A Black Cop’s Tough Words for Mike Brown
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Meanwhile, their Missouri hometown appears to be on the brink of chaos.Riot Prep Could Fuel Ferguson Violence
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On Sunday, Saban said he often writes letters to the editors of his hometown paper, the Los Angeles Times.Would Pro-Israel Billionaires Adelson and Saban Really Buy the NYT?
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Darren Deon Vann's hometown has 10,000 abandoned houses, more than enough for him to hide six bodies.Gary, Indiana Is a Serial Killer’s Playground
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The trails and by-paths were as familiar to him as the streets of his hometown are to a boy of to-day.With Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga
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The old homestead is situated in the heart of Hometown, fronting on the main street.
Amos Shoopegg is a type of a large class of the native element of Hometown.
Hometown, owing to some early local faction, is divided into two sections, forming two distinct towns.
But my other waitresses wanted to get back to their hometown, and they left early—before we did.The Mystery of the Fires
Word Origin and History for hometown
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper