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Meaning of “hometown” in the English Dictionary

"hometown" in British English

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hometownnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhəʊm.taʊn/  us   /ˈhoʊm-/
the ​town or ​city that a ​person is from, ​especially the one in which they were ​born and ​lived while they were ​young: He was ​born in Miami, but he ​considers New York his hometown since he's ​lived there most of his ​life.
(Definition of hometown from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hometown" in American English

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hometownnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhoʊmˈtɑʊn/
the ​town or ​city you are from, esp. the one in which you were ​born and ​lived while you were ​young
(Definition of hometown from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hometown”
in Chinese (Simplified) 家乡,故乡…
in Turkish doğduğu yer, geldiği şehir kasaba, memleket…
in Russian родной город…
in Chinese (Traditional) 家鄉,故鄉…
in Polish rodzinne miasto…
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