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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbirthplacebirth‧place /ˈbɜːθpleɪs $ ˈbɜːrθ-/ noun [countable usually singular]  1 COME FROM/ORIGINATEthe place where someone was born, used especially when talking about someone famous Stratford-upon-Avon was Shakespeare’s birthplace.2 COME FROM/ORIGINATEthe place where something first started to happen or exist New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz.
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birthplaceWe visited Elvis' birthplace in Tupelo, Mississippi.There even was debate over his birthplace.Both men no doubt were vexed by the unorthodoxy of their own birthplaces.Muslims are expected to make at least one pilgrimage to Mecca, Muhammad's birthplace.In November it also became the birthplace of Rolling Stone magazine.Walden Pond has been called the birthplace of modern environmentalism.Cataloguing the birthplaces of proteins will be a giant step towards solving the mysteries of human biology.Dallas is the birthplace of the computer chip, the chicken fajita and the frozen margarita.He has yet to prove, though, that this patch is the real McCoy, the birthplace of a hot-spot plume.We visited the birthplace of Lenin in Ulyanovsk.
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