Definition - The place of origin of either a language or a people.

Example -
England is English's Urheimat.

Etymology -
The word derives from the German Ur, original or primitive + Heimat, home or homeland.

Oxford English Dictionary -
Its first citation is from 1934:
"The ‘cradle’ or primeval home (Urheimat) of the Indo-Europeans and their physical characteristics are still matters of controversy."
(Priebsch & Collinson German Lang. i. 17)

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