native-born

adjective
na·​tive-born | \ ˈnā-tiv-ˌbȯrn How to pronounce native-born (audio) \

Definition of native-born

: belonging to or associated with a particular place (such as a country) because of being born in that place a native-born American/Texan — compare natural-born

First Known Use of native-born

1645, in the meaning defined above

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“Native-born.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/native-born. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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