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Origin vs. Birthplace

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Originnoun

The beginning of something.

Birthplacenoun

The location where a person was born.

‘Portsmouth was Charles Dickens’ birthplace.’;

Originnoun

The source of a river, information, goods, etc.

Birthplacenoun

(by extension) The location where something was created or devised.

‘Coney Island was the birthplace of the hot dog.’;

Originnoun

(mathematics) The point at which the axes of a coordinate system intersect.

Birthplacenoun

The town, city, or country, where a person is born; place of origin or birth, in its more general sense.

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Originnoun

(anatomy) The proximal end of attachment of a muscle to a bone that will not be moved by the action of that muscle.

Birthplacenoun

the place where someone was born

Originnoun

(cartography) An arbitrary point on Earth's surface, chosen as the zero for a system of coordinates.

Birthplacenoun

where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence;

‘the birthplace of civilization’;

Originnoun

(in the plural) Ancestry.

Originnoun

The first existence or beginning of anything; the birth.

‘This mixed system of opinion and sentiment had its origin in the ancient chivalry.’;

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Originnoun

That from which anything primarily proceeds; the fountain; the spring; the cause; the occasion.

Originnoun

The point of attachment or end of a muscle which is fixed during contraction; - in contradistinction to insertion.

‘I think he would have set out just as he did, with the origin of ideas - the proper starting point of a grammarian, who is to treat of their signs.’; ‘Famous Greece,That source of art and cultivated thoughtWhich they to Rome, and Romans hither, brought.’;

Originnoun

the place where something begins, where it springs into being;

‘the Italian beginning of the Renaissance’; ‘Jupiter was the origin of the radiation’; ‘Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River’; ‘communism's Russian root’;

Originnoun

properties attributable to your ancestry;

‘he comes from good origins’;

Originnoun

an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

Originnoun

the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero

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Originnoun

the descendants of one individual;

‘his entire lineage has been warriors’;

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