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Meaning of BIRTHPLACE

Pronunciation:  'burth`pleys

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the place where someone was born
  2. [n]  where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization"
 

BIRTHPLACE is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: cradle, place of birth, place of origin, provenance
 
 See Also: beginning, origin, place, root, rootage, source, spot, topographic point

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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, Vaterland
 

 

 

 

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