Morgen meaning

môrgən
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A Dutch and South African unit of land area equal to 2.1 acres.
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A unit of land measure formerly used in the Netherlands and its possessions, and still used in South Africa, equal to about 2 acres.
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A unit of land measure formerly used in Prussia, Denmark, and Norway, equal to about23 acre.
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A unit of measurement of land in the Netherlands and the Dutch colonies, also used in Prussia, Denmark and Norway, equivalent to two acres.
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Origin of morgen

  • Dutch morning (referring to the amount of land that can be plowed in a morning) from Middle Dutch morghen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From German Morgen (“measure of land")

    From Wiktionary