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Noun: birthplace  'burth,pleys
  1. The place where someone was born
    - place of birth
     
  2. Where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
    "the birthplace of civilization";
    - cradle, place of origin, provenance [Brit, Cdn], provenience [US]

Derived forms: birthplaces

Type of: beginning, origin, place, root, rootage, source, spot, topographic point

Encyclopedia: Birthplace