mor·​gen | \ ˈmȯr-gə(n) How to pronounce morgen (audio) \
plural morgen

Definition of morgen

: a Dutch and southern African unit of land area equal to 2.116 acres (0.856 hectare)

Examples of morgen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anthony sold his farm near Wall Street, but somehow secured the deed for 100 morgens of land, or about 200 acres, near Coney Island. Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times, "Brooklyn’s Muslim Presence Goes Back Centuries. Here’s Proof From 1643.," 3 Dec. 2019 Wurde getroffen, um Spieler morgen in Ruhe arbeiten lassen zu können., "Niko Kovac Admits His Job is Under Threat With Bayern Munich Decision Imminent," 3 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of morgen

1626, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for morgen

Dutch, literally, morning

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“Morgen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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