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 for birthplace
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Birthplace \Birth"place`\, n.
     The town, city, or country, where a person is born; place of
     origin or birth, in its more general sense. "The birthplace
     of valor." --Burns.
     [1913 Webster] birth rate,

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  birthplace
      n 1: the place where someone was born [syn: birthplace, place
           of birth]
      2: where something originated or was nurtured in its early
         existence; "the birthplace of civilization" [syn:
         birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance,
         provenience]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "birthplace":
     Vaterland, breeding place, brooder, cradle, fatherland,
     forcing bed, hatchery, home, homeground, homeland, hotbed,
     incubator, la patrie, mother country, motherland, native land,
     native soil, nest, nidus, nursery, patria, rookery,
     the old country
  
  

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