Berlin
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Place Name BERLIN
TYPE: Settlement
PRONOUNCED: bew-LEEN (German), bər-LIN (English), BER-LEN (French), BER-leen (Polish, Hungarian)   [details]
Meaning & History
City in Germany, the name of which is of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from an Old Slavic stem berl- meaning swamp.