Definition of hometown in English:


Syllabification: home·town
Pronunciation: /ˈhōmˈtoun


  • The town where one was born or grew up, or the town of one’s present fixed residence.
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    • Many residents return to their hometowns during this period and houses will be left unattended and government offices largely unstaffed.
    • In past years they never voted in local elections because they still officially resided in their hometowns in Oaxaca.
    • They left their hometowns or villages and came to Mumbai to earn a livelihood, so you can't expect them to just pack up and go back.

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