Place Name DENMARK

TYPE: Country
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DEN-mahrk  [details]

Meaning & History

From Danish Danmark, derived from the ethnic name Dane, which is possibly from Germanic den meaning "low ground", combined with mark meaning "borderland". This is the name of a country in northern Europe.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Danmark (Danish), Danemark (French), Dänemark (German), Danimarca (Italian), Dinamarca (Portuguese), Dinamarca (Spanish)
Entry added July 2, 2017