home town
hometown hometown, home town home town . the town (or city) where a person was born or grew up or has his principal residence; as, he never went back to his hometown again. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • home town — noun The town where one s home is or was • • • Main Entry: ↑home * * * home town UK US noun [countable] [singular home town plural home towns …   Useful english dictionary

  • home town — especially BrE also home|town especially AmE [ˌhəumˈtaun US ˌhoum ] n the place where you were born and spent your childhood sb s home town ▪ He hired a car and drove up to his home town. ▪ She s written for her hometown newspaper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • home|town — «HOHM TOWN», noun, adjective. –n. the town in which one s home is, or was originally. –adj. of or having to do with a hometown …   Useful english dictionary

  • home town — noun count the city or town where you lived as a child …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • home town — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms home town : singular home town plural home towns the city or town where you lived as a child …   English dictionary

  • home town — /ˈhoʊm taʊn/ (say hohm town) noun 1. the town or city in which someone spent their early years and which they still think of as home. 2. the town or city in which a person lives. –home town, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • ˌhome ˈtown — noun [C] the city or town where you lived as a child …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • home·town — /ˈhoʊmˈtaʊn/ noun, pl towns [count] : the city or town where you were born or grew up She returned to her hometown to stay after college. hometown friends …   Useful english dictionary

  • home town — see hometown …   English dictionary

  • home town — noun (C) the place where you were born and spent your childhood …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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