birthplace birthplace  /ˈbɜrθ ˌpleɪs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the place where someone was born
  2. (n) where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence

Usage(s):

  1. But Corsi may have gone a little too far into enemy territory when he flew into Kenya, the birthplace of Obama's father.
  2. A modest house in western Tokyo might not seem like the birthplace of a Japanese social movement.
  3. When Virginia was born in 1587, Martin was already some 20 years old and had joined the Armada to fight Sir Francis Drake, plunderer of his birthplace.

News

  1. First dirt moved for GRAMMY® Museum

    The ground has been broken and so begins the memorializing of the birthplace of American music.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Bolivar Commercial

  2. Rory Doyle

    The ground has been broken and so begins the memorializing of the birthplace of American music. L... The ground has been broken and so begins the memorializing of the birthplace of American music. L...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Bolivar Commercial

  3. Sundae Thursday set for June 27

    Two Rivers celebrates the birthplace of the ice cream sundae from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on June 27 with 25-cent sundaes during the annual Sundae Thursday in downtown TR.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Quotes

  1. "Being here at the birthplace of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, has been a very special and moving experience," said Rice. "It is also, I think, a personal reminder that the prince of peace is still with us."
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz said: "Ethiopia is recognized as the historic birthplace of coffee and the source of some of the finest coffee in the world. We're extremely excited to continue to deepen our relationship with the government of...
    on May 3, 2007 By: Howard Schultz Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "They need to rep the birthplace of this worldwide phenomenon," said Kool Herc, who has lived on Long Island since leaving Sedgwick Avenue.
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Kool Herc Source: International Herald Tribune

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