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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. an AHR-bər(American English)
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Other Forms FormsAnnarbour (earliest use)

Meaning & History

The name of a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the county seat of Washtenaw County located in the south of the state.
It is made up of the given name Ann, from the wives of land speculators and founders, John Allen and Elisha Walker Rumsey, and arbor, referring to a grove of trees and, in this particular case, the stands of bur oak that was in the land they had purchased.
Added 9/25/2020 by zk7zk7
Edited 9/25/2020 by m4yb3_daijirou