Cortland

noun
Cort·​land | \ ˈkȯrt-lənd How to pronounce Cortland (audio) \

Definition of Cortland

: a juicy apple having red skin and crisp mildly tart white flesh

First Known Use of Cortland

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cortland

probably from Cortland County, New York

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“Cortland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cortland. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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