Translation of birthplace in Spanish:

birthplace

Pronunciation: /ˈbɜːrθpleɪs; ˈbɜːθpleɪs/

n

  • 1.1 (of person) lugar (masculine) de nacimiento
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    • 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.
    1.2 (of movement, fashion, idea) cuna (feminine)
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    • 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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