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hometown

[hohm-toun] /ˈhoʊmˈtaʊn/
noun
1.
the town or city in which a person lives or was born, or from which a person comes.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to a hometown:
a hometown welcome.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism; home + town
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Word Origin and History for home-town

hometown

n.

1879, from home (n.) + town.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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