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Definition of Birth

Birth

  1. The act or fact of coming into life, or of being born; -- generally applied to human beings; as, the birth of a son.
  2. Lineage; extraction; descent; sometimes, high birth; noble extraction.
  3. The condition to which a person is born; natural state or position; inherited disposition or tendency.
  4. The act of bringing forth; as, she had two children at a birth.
  5. That which is born; that which is produced, whether animal or vegetable.
  6. Origin; beginning; as, the birth of an empire.
  7. See Berth.

Birth Quotations

I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
Thomas Jefferson

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
Albert Einstein

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Chanakya Quote
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Chanakya

That we we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain - that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom - and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Abraham Lincoln
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Birth Translations

birth in Afrikaans is geboorte
birth in Dutch is geboorte
birth in French is naissance
birth in German is Geburt, Geburt, Herkunft
birth in Latin is ortus
birth in Portuguese is nascimento
birth in Spanish is nacimiento, dispensar

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