Cort·​land ˈkȯrt-lənd How to pronounce Cortland (audio)
: a juicy apple having red skin and crisp mildly tart white flesh

Word History


probably from Cortland County, New York

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cortland was in 1935

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“Cortland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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