Jews of Sephardic origin were protected by a law of 1924 that granted them Spanish citizenship.
Watch as she explains the origin of her “double chin” picture that spread like wildfire online.
Police had been unable to identify her, or her country of origin.
c.1400, "ancestry, race," from Old French origine "origin, race," and directly from Latin originem (nominative origo) "a rise, commencement, beginning, source; descent, lineage, birth," from stem of oriri "to rise, become visible, appear" (see orchestra).
origin or·i·gin (ôr'ə-jĭn)
The point at which something comes into existence or from which it derives or is derived.
The fact of originating; rise or derivation.
The point of attachment of a muscle that remains relatively fixed during contraction.
The starting point of a cranial or spinal nerve.