Scarborough meaning

skärbûrō, -bŭrō, -bər-ə
A town of northeast England on the North Sea north of Hull. Site of a Bronze Age village and a fourth-century ad Roman signaling tower, it is a noted seaside resort.
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City & seaside resort in NE England, in North Yorkshire.
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Former city in SE Ontario, Canada, now part of Toronto.
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Origin of scarborough

  • OE Scartheborc < ON Skarthaborg < Skarthi (lit., harelip, nickname of Thorgils, Norw founder of the town, c. 966) + -borg; akin to OE burg, borough

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition