hometown etymology

English word hometown comes from English home, English toon

Detailed word origin of hometown

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
home English (eng) Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.. Of or pertaining to one’s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts. (Internet) The landing page of a website; the site's homepage.. (US, slang) Shortened form of homeboy.. (baseball) Home plate.. (board games) The ultimate point aimed at in a progress; the goal.. (by extension) The grave; the final rest; [...]
toon English (eng) (Geordie) A town. A southeast Asian and Australian tree (Toona ciliata or Toona australis) of the mahogany family with fragrant dark red wood and flowers that yield a dye.. The wood of this tree. (Can we verify([http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wiktionary%3ARequests+for+verification%2FEnglish&action=edit&section=new&preload=Template:rfv- [...]
hometown English (eng) An individual’s place of birth, childhood home, or place of main residence.

Words with the same origin as hometown

Descendants of toon
Toon Army