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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. AHR-kəm  [key]

Meaning & History

The name of a fictional town in Essex County, Massachusetts, used in the stories of H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937). It may be influenced by Latin arcanum meaning "mystery, secret" and Old English ham "home, homestead".
Added 5/16/2019 by SeaHorse15
Edited 12/17/2022 by Mike C