Gotham
geographical name new york city — an informal name • Gothamite noun

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  • Gotham — may refer to: Real places: * Gotham, Nottinghamshire, England ** Wise Men of Gotham, an early name given to the people of Gotham, Nottinghamshire * Gotham, Wisconsin, United States * Gotham, a nickname for New York City, first used by Washington… …   Wikipedia

  • Gotham — bezeichnet: Gotham (Nottinghamshire), einen Ort in Nottinghamshire, England Gotham Awards, US amerikanische Filmpreise (seit 1991) Gotham Records, ein US amerikanisches Plattenlabel (1946–1956) Gotham (Schriftart), ist eine von Tobias Frere Jones …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gotham — (spr. Gothäm), Städtchen in der englischen Grafschaft Nottingham, welches in dem Rufe thöriger Streiche, wie in Deutschland Schilde, steht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gotham — New York City, first used by Washington Irving, 1807, based on Merrie Tales of the Mad Men of Gotham (1460), a collection of legendary stories of English villagers alternately wise and foolish. There is a village of this name in Nottinghamshire,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gotham — [gōt′əm, gät′əm; ] for 2 [ gäth′əm] 1. village near Nottingham, England, whose inhabitants, the “wise men of Gotham,” were, according to legend, very foolish 2. name for New York City Gothamite [gäth′əmīt΄] n …   English World dictionary

  • Gotham — (spr. gōthĕm), Name eines Dorfes in der engl. Grafschaft Nottingham mit (1901) 1009 Einw., entspricht dem deutschen Schilda, Schöppenstädt etc.; daher Gothamist oder Gothamite soviel wie Krähwinkler, speziell auch Spitzname der New Yorker …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gotham — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Lieu 1.1 Europe 1.2 Amériq …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gotham! — Infobox Album Name = Gotham! Type = Album Artist = Radio 4 Released = February 5, 2002 Recorded = July 21, 2001 Genre = Dance punk Post punk revival Length = 49:26 Label = City Slang, Gern Blandsten Producer = The DFA (James Murphy, Tim… …   Wikipedia

  • Gotham — noun a) Nickname for New York City; gave the name Gotham to New York City in his [ …   Wiktionary

  • gotham — ˈgäthəm sometimes ˈgōth adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Gotham, nickname of the city of New York, from Gotham, a proverbial town in England noted for the folly of its inhabitants, from Middle English slang : of or relating to …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gotham — Original name in latin Gotham Name in other language Gotham State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 52.86799 latitude 1.20558 altitude 36 Population 1668 Date 2010 08 03 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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