Definition of birthplace noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbɜːθpleɪs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrθpleɪs//
    Historic buildings
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  1. 1the house or area where a person was born, especially a famous person See related entries: Historic buildings
  2. 2the place where something first happened Hawaii was the birthplace of surfing. Shrewsbury is famous for being the birthplace of Charles Darwin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: birthplace