What does country of origin mean?

Definitions for country of origin

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word country of origin.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native land(noun)

    the country where you were born


  1. country of origin(Noun)

    The country in which a person or thing is deemed to have originated for the purposes of laws and regulations.

  2. country of origin(Noun)

    The country where shipped goods are produced.

  3. country of origin(Noun)

    The country in which the last stage of substantial transformation of goods occurred.

  4. country of origin(Noun)

    The country in which the most important processing took place.

  5. country of origin(Noun)

    The country in which a substantial amount of processing took place.

  6. country of origin(Noun)

    The country indicated on a label as being the country in which the goods were made.

  7. country of origin(Noun)

    Country of first publication.


  1. Country of origin

    Country of origin, is the country of manufacture, production, or growth where an article or product comes from. There are differing rules of origin under various national laws and international treaties.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. country of origin

    Country or countries initiating hostilities; b. event type and size


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of country of origin in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of country of origin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vlado Azinovic:

    Once a destination country for foreign fighters in the 1990s, Bosnia is now the country of origin for volunteers in other people's wars.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Not Donald Trump, not anyone else will be successful in dividing us based on race or our country of origin, racism has plagued the United States since its inception.

  3. Yukiya Amano:

    We have received a request from Syria early this year to convert the HEU fuel to LEU fuel and to repatriate the HEU to the country of origin. We are now studying this request.

  4. Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton:

    The government's position is perfectly clear and that is at some point if people don't have a protection claim then they will be returned to their country of origin or back to Nauru. We are not going to renege on that position.

  5. Immigration Peter Dutton:

    It does not alter Australia’s border protection policies – they remain unchanged, those in the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre found to be refugees are able to resettle in Papua New Guinea. Those found not to be refugees should return to their country of origin.

Images & Illustrations of country of origin

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