Definition of Country of origin

1. Noun. The country where you were born.

Exact synonyms: Fatherland, Homeland, Mother Country, Motherland, Native Land
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Specialized synonyms: Old Country

Definition of Country of origin

1. Noun. (context: legal) The country in which a person or thing is deemed to have originated for the purposes of laws and regulations. ¹

2. Noun. (context: international trade) The country where shipped goods are produced. ¹

3. Noun. (context: international trade) The country in which the last stage of substantial transformation of goods occurred. ¹

4. Noun. (context: international trade) The country in which the most important processing took place. ¹

5. Noun. (context: international trade) The country in which a substantial amount of processing took place. ¹

6. Noun. (context: consumer goods) The country indicated on a label as being the country in which the goods were made. ¹

7. Noun. (context: publishing) Country of first publication. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Country Of Origin

country beams
country borage
country bumpkin
country bumpkins
country club
country codes
country cousin
country dance
country dancing
country doctor
country folks
country house
country houses
country mile
country music
country of origin (current term)
country of provenance
country park
country parks
country pop
country rock
country seat
country store
country wife

Literary usage of Country of origin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1906)
"C. Determination of the Country of Origin and of Dentina/ion. Most goods other than raw material ... There is, however, in many cases a country of origin of ..."

2. Law of Naturalization in the United States of America and of Other Countries by Prentiss Webster (1895)
"340, to the effect that the United States cannot admit of qualified naturalization subject to the consent of the country of origin. Neither could our courts ..."

3. Copyright, Its History and Its Law: Being a Summary of the Principles and by Richard Rogers Bowker (1912)
"18) to existing works, provided they have not fallen into the public domain in the country of origin or by expiration of the term in the country where ..."

4. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"C. The right of expatriation is admitted, but naturalization in a foreign country does not become valid from the point of view of the country of origin ..."

5. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"The question of extending protection to naturalized citizens who have returned to reside in the country of origin has always been one of the most difficult ..."

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