1. the place where someone was born

Definition categories: location, place, spot

2. where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence

- the birthplace of civilization

Similar word(s): cradle, provenance, provenience

Definition categories: location, beginning, origin, root, rootage, source

Sentences with birthplace as a noun:

- Portsmouth was Charles Dickens’ birthplace.

- Coney Island was the birthplace of the hot dog.