originate from (some place or something)

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originate from (some place or something)

To come from some place or source of origin. The olives we use to create this oil originate from Greece, so you can be sure that you are getting an authentic flavor. The story actually originated from an idea I had in college about a robot that travels the cosmos absorbing the culture and knowledge of different alien species.
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originate from something

to come from something or some place. Did you originate from around here? I originated from a different area of the country. Some of our customs originate from old beliefs.
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if the corporate email server is penetrated, the IP address information will falsely show that the email originated from inside the company.
The study indicates modern humans originated from only one geographically distinct population sometime between 50,000 and 100,000 years ago, says anthropologist Christy G.