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BIRTHPLACE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does birthplace mean? 

BIRTHPLACE (noun)
  The noun BIRTHPLACE has 2 senses:

1. the place where someone was born
2. where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence

  Familiarity information: BIRTHPLACE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BIRTHPLACE (noun)


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Meaning:

The place where someone was born

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

birthplace; place of birth

Hypernyms ("birthplace" is a kind of...):

place; spot; topographic point (a point located with respect to surface features of some region)


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Meaning:

Where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

place of origin; provenance; provenience; birthplace; cradle

Context example:

the birthplace of civilization

Hypernyms ("birthplace" is a kind of...):

beginning; origin; root; rootage; source (the place where something begins, where it springs into being)


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