Definition of birthplace in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəːθpleɪs/


1The place where a person was born.
Example sentences
  • Each chapter illuminates a different area of the city and includes facts on birthplaces, burial places, sites with a literary connection, restaurants and pubs, literary museum exhibits, etc.
  • The town represents the birthplace and final resting place of the the regiment's founder, Brigadier Luke Lillingston.
  • By then, a third commemorative plaque will have also been put in place on his birthplace in Norwood Road.
1.1The place where something started or originated: Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance
More example sentences
  • However, the balance of power could well shift full circle to Asia, the original birthplace of the game.
  • Soon the gene banks in Mexico, birthplace of the original corn varieties, may also be contaminated.
  • It does nothing to burnish the city's proud heritage as the birthplace of American freedoms.

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