- berle, milton,
- berlichingen, götz von,
- berlin airlift,
- berlin blue,
- berlin wall,
- berlin wool,
- berlin, irving
Origin of berlin
Origin of berline
Examples from the Web for berlin
On November 9, the Berlin Wall fell, but demonstrations in East Germany continued until the ﬁrst free elections in March.
Thriller author Patrick Oster was a reporter in Berlin when the wall came down 25 years ago.
That creative feeling kind of came alive once the wall came down, and then Germany of course made Berlin the capital again.
What prompted you to pick the fall of the Berlin Wall as the backdrop for your thriller?
In fact the Berlin Wall was called the Anti-Fascist Rampart, as I recall.
I came almost against my will, and quite unexpectedly, to Berlin.Ole Bull|Sara C. Bull
I was no longer beneath the surface of the earth but was somewhere in the massive concrete structure of the City of Berlin.City of Endless Night|Milo Hastings
Vienna lies almost due southwest, and the city of Berlin is almost due northwest.Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal|G. Harvey Ralphson
In Berlin, Vienna, and Budapest it was a poor week that did not have its two or three premires.The Iron Ration|George Abel Schreiner
Every one had been encored, and bouquets had already been thrown to the prima donna of the Berlin opera.
Word Origin for berlin
city in Brandenburg, capital of Germany, traditionally by folk-etymology from German Bär "bear," but likely from a Slavic source, cf. Old Polabian berl-, birl- "swamp," in reference to the old city's location on low, marshy ground along the River Spree. A flashpoint city in the Cold War, the Berlin airlift ran from June 28, 1948 to May 12, 1949. The Berlin Wall began to be built Aug. 15, 1961, and was effective until Nov. 9, 1989.
old type of four-wheeled covered carriage, 1690s, so called because it was introduced in Brandenburg, c.1670; see Berlin. Hence berline (from the French form) "automobile with a glass partition behind the driver's seat." In reference to a type of wool and the popular patterns made for it, from 1841.
c.1300, from Latin Germania, a Roman designation (see German (n.)). In Middle English the place also was called Almaine (early 14c.).
Capital of reunited Germany, located in the northeastern part of the country.