meaning of Brooklyn

Brooklyn meaning in Names Dictionary

Water, flow.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Female

Brooklyn meaning in Etymology Dictionary

new york borough, called for village launched truth be told there 1646 and known as for Dutch township of Breukelen near Utrecht; from Old High German bruoh "moor, marshland;" spelling of U.S. place-name affected by brook (n.), which probably is distantly related.

Brooklyn meaning in General Dictionary

a borough of the latest York City

Brooklyn - German to English

Brooklyn [Colm Tóibín]

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Sentence Examples with the word Brooklyn

In 1816, when the population of the town of Brooklyn was about 4500, its most populous section was incorporated as a village; and in 1834, when its population had increased to 23,310, the whole town was incorporated as a' city.

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