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trueborn

[ troo-bawrn ]
/ ˈtruˈbɔrn /
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adjective
genuinely or authentically so because of birth: a trueborn son of Ireland; a trueborn Parisian.
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Origin of trueborn

First recorded in 1585–95; true + born
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How to use trueborn in a sentence

  • Yet we parted after the manner of trueborn Britons, as if we should meet again in a day or two.

British Dictionary definitions for trueborn

true-born

adjective
being such by birtha true-born Scot
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