American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- New York City. The nickname was popularized by Washington Irving and others in Salmagundi, a series of satirical sketches (1807-1808).
- n. this sense?) Name given to London by Richard Braithwaite in ‘Barnabee's Journal’ 1636: "I came to Gotham, where I saw many who were fools, if not all." Lat., Veni Gotham, ubi multos, Si non omnes, vidi stultos. 'Barnabae Itinerarium (1636)'.
- n. A village in Nottinghamshire, England.
- n. Fictional city in Batman where the story mainly takes place.
- When originally used in England, the meaning of the place name Gotham was literally "homestead where goats are kept", from Old English gat 'goat' and ham 'home'. (Wiktionary)
“September 2nd, 2008 at 10: 02 am loooook! its darth vader and darth vader jr. keeping gotham city safe from the evil taliban photographers staking out Gotham twin cities for Osama Bin Laden and his henchmen ..”
“Everyone else in Gotham is unreliable, even Batman.”
“I REALLY want it to be Cassandra, but y'know, non-white person in Gotham is a no-no, so ...”
“Gotham offers what it calls "Gotham Renew" to brokers who want to clean out cluttered spaces, and "Gotham Revamp" to brokers who want to show what renovations could do for an apartment.”
“Gotham also continues to offer virtual staging, which it calls "Gotham Envision," to add furniture to an image, as do a handful of other companies, like”
“FROM SPLASH PAGE: Sure, we all had a good laugh at the expense of the U. K.-based tabloid The Sun after they announced that Eddie Murphy and Shia LaBeouf would portray The Riddler and Robin, respectively, in "Gotham" (what The Sun claimed to be the title of the follow-up to this summer's "The Dark Knight").”
“Trouble is brewing in Gotham Cityâ „ ¢ with four new BATMANâ „ ¢ sets, including the introduction of Harley Quinnâ „ ¢ as a minifigure. via LEGO”
“Loosely based on the great comic book series of the same name, this was set in Gotham City ten years after the disappearance of Batman.”
“Similarly, when you take Batman out of his gothic noir setting, in Gotham, where he prowls rooftops and fights crime brilliantly ... and you put him on an orbital fortress and in space ships and into a science fiction story like Justice League ... you make him more or less a moot point.”
“The creator of Gotham is Tobias Frere-Jones, the brother of music critic Sasha Frere-Jones?”
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