place of birth, rocker, native land, provenance, native home, country, cradle, home town, place of origin, provenience, place of nativity.
And, if I must be honest, the only sensible reason I can give for venturing out of my dull little birthplace
back to this huge, clever, mad Berlin, was the desire to see you again.
The analogy might still be pursued, as it was an old custom to inscribe the occupation and birthplace
upon a memorial stone.
The head- quarters of the empire are now in Turkey, on the shores of the Bosphorus; but its birthplace
was on the Eastern bank of the Euphrates.