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vb (intr, preposition)
1. to be or have been a resident or native (of): Ernst comes from Geneva.
2. to originate from or derive from: chocolate comes from the cacao tree; the word filibuster comes from the Dutch word for pirate.
3. where someone is coming from informal the reasons for someone's behaviour, opinions, or comments: I can understand where you're coming from.
If you come from a particular place, you were born there, or it is your home.
'Where do you come from?' 'India.'
I come from Zambia.
Don't use a progressive form in sentences like these. Don't say, for example, 'Where are you coming from?' or 'I am coming from Zambia'.