Definition of “birthplace” - English Dictionary

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“birthplace” in American English

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birthplacenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɜrθˌpleɪs/

the town or other place where a person was born:

The town was the birthplace (1868) of black writer W.E.B. DuBois.

The birthplace of something is the place where it began or first developed:

Known for its famous Mardi Gras celebrations, New Orleans is called the birthplace of jazz.

(Definition of “birthplace” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)