a.1.Native; indigenous; not foreign.
2.Of or pertaining to the home or family.
Fireside enjoyments, homeborn happiness.
- Cowper.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(32.) In Melbourne, this was first addressed in the Can't See For Lookin' (1993) and We Iri We Homeborn (1996) exhibitions: the former, an important assertion of women's roles in Australia's southeast in maintaining cultural practices; the latter, a wide-ranging, multimedia, and multiply-located showcase of the endurance of cultural practices across the state of Victoria (Edmonds 2010; Edmonds et al.
(253.) Genesis 17:27 says that Abraham's "homeborn slaves
As for the homeborn slave and the one bought from an outsider who is not of your offspring, they must be circumcised, homeborn and purchased alike.
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Thus, the poetic vision can act as "politics' guide to action": it transcends Being as a finality, encompassing Becoming, staking out "a space for the exile without displacing the homeborn" (74).
I crown thee King of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, homeborn happiness.--William Cowper
Maria Damon notes how in reading Spicer "the word "vernacular' suggests itself, connoting oppression through its etymological origins in the Latin verna, a homeborn slave--the Other within the state's boundaries" (Damon 161).
These vernacles made up a varying fraction of the larger group of slaves who reproduced within slave-owning society; they formed a particular category that most slave-owning societies considered distinct and designated in terms such as "homeborn." The French term venacle, which once fulfilled this function and has now fallen into disuse, was derived from the Latin word varna, equivalent to the Greek oikethes (from oikos or house).