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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the place where someone was born;
[syn: birthplace, place of birth]

2. where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence;
- Example: "the birthplace of civilization"
[syn: birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, provenience]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Birthplace \Birth"place`\, n. The town, city, or country, where a person is born; place of origin or birth, in its more general sense. "The birthplace of valor." --Burns. [1913 Webster] birth rate,
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

birthplace n 1: the place where someone was born [syn: birthplace, place of birth] 2: where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization" [syn: birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, provenience]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "birthplace": Vaterland, breeding place, brooder, cradle, fatherland, forcing bed, hatchery, home, homeground, homeland, hotbed, incubator, la patrie, mother country, motherland, native land, native soil, nest, nidus, nursery, patria, rookery, the old country