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Meaning of BERLIN

Pronunciation:  bur'lin, bur'lin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats
  2. [n]  capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
  3. [n]  United States songwriter (born in Russia) who wrote more than 1500 songs and several musical comedies (1888-1989)
 

BERLIN is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: German capital, Irving Berlin, Israel Baline
 
 See Also: ballad maker, Berliner, Deutschland, Federal Republic of Germany, FRG, Germany, limo, limousine, national capital, songster, songwriter, West Berlin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ber"lin\, n. [The capital of Prussia]
1. A four-wheeled carriage, having a sheltered seat behind
   the body and separate from it, invented in the 17th
   century, at Berlin.

2. Fine worsted for fancy-work; zephyr worsted; -- called
   also {Berlin wool}.

{Berlin black}, a black varnish, drying with almost a dead
   surface; -- used for coating the better kinds of ironware.
   --Ure.

{Berlin blue}, Prussian blue. --Ure.

{Berlin green}, a complex cyanide of iron, used as a green
   dye, and similar to Prussian blue.

{Berlin iron}, a very fusible variety of cast iron, from
   which figures and other delicate articles are
   manufactured. These are often stained or lacquered in
   imitation of bronze.

{Berlin shop}, a shop for the sale of worsted embroidery and
   the materials for such work.

{Berlin work}, worsted embroidery.

 

 

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