birthplace

[burth-pleys]
noun
place of birth or origin.

Origin:
1600–10; birth + place

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To birthplace
Collins
World English Dictionary
birthplace (ˈbɜːθˌpleɪs)
 
n
the place where someone was born or where something originated

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

birthplace
c.1600, from birth + place.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Each fish returns to its birthplace, and the diversity of these nurseries is
  what produces variance within the species.
People cannot allow themselves to be victimized by the ignorance of their
  birthplace.
He knows what spot this is: the birthplace of their country.
Researchers have long wondered whether migratory birds return to their
  birthplace to breed.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature