birth certificate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n birth certificate a copy of the official document giving details of a person's birth
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Quotations

  • Will Rogers
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    “In the early days of the Indian Territory, there were no such things as birth certificates. You being there was certificate enough.”

Usage

In literature:

The birth certificate she purposely omitted giving her; as it bore in the corner the fateful: born out of wedlock.
"Ditte: Girl Alive!" by Martin Andersen Nexo
Should I bring a birth certificate?
"Cupid's Middleman" by Edward B. Lent
According to their respective certificates of birth, Vernet was the senior by ten years of Delacroix.
"An Englishman in Paris" by Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
Have you any certificate of birth or baptism, Tiernay?
"Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune" by Charles James Lever
Shall you have to give the publishers a certificate of my birth?
"The Galaxy, May, 1877" by Various
Your birth certificate or something of the sort?
"Under Fire For Servia" by Colonel James Fiske
Birth certificates, things like that.
"Earth Alert!" by Kris Neville
Admiral Ronarc'h is a Breton; his guttural, sonorous name is almost a birth-certificate.
"Dixmude" by Charles Le Goffic
After all, the last question he would have thought of asking his young guest was whether he might have a look at his birth certificate.
"The Tower of Oblivion" by Oliver Onions
Here is your birth-certificate.
"813" by Maurice Leblanc
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In news:

Mitt Romney's Birth Certificate .
Obama birth certificate OK by Arizona official.
Do you know where your birth certificate is.
Sheriff's Obama investigator selling book on birth certificate report.
Arizona Sheriff Questions Obama's Birth Certificate , Critics Question Priorities.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio questioned the validity of President Obama's birth certificate at press conference Thursday.
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Claims Obama's Birth Certificate Is a Fake.
Birth certificate a forgery.
America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff, Joe Arpaio, says that members of a cold-case posse have found probable cause to believe that the Obama birth certificate released last April is a fake.
Obama's Birth Certificate Is Fake.
The president spoke at the White House Wednesday after taking the unexpected step of releasing the document, which supplements Hawaii's official certification of the president's birth there.
One of the requirements for obtaining a Wisconsin identification card or driver's license is providing proof of name and date of birth by presenting a certified US birth certificate , valid passport or certificate of naturalization.
UN approves 'birth certificate of Palestine' (with video).
Abbas urges UN to issue "birth certificate " for Palestine.
Romney birth certificate remark sets off firestorm .
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