When originally used in England, the meaning of the place name Gotham was literally "homestead where goats are kept", from Old English gat 'goat' and ham 'home'.
Gotham Sentence Examples
Returning to Gotham City, Wayne builds a lair (the Batcave) in his mansion and begins to fight crime, starting with the Scarecrow and continuing with the Joker in The Dark Knight.
In this "before" look at the man that will be Batman, Bruce is abroad, living among criminals in an attempt to prepare himself for the battle against injustice that awaits him in Gotham city.
Gotham is a cold and shadowy place, full of crime and greed and if there are good citizens in Gotham, the only ones you see are the rich and important - hardly a community an audience can connect with no matter how hard they strain.
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feign madness, associated with the village of Gotham in Nottinghamshire.