Dunkirk


Dunkirk
Dunkirk Fr. dunkerque, lit. "dune church," from M.Du. dune (see DUNE (Cf. dune)) + kerke (see CHURCH (Cf. church)); in reference to the 7c. church of St. Eloi.

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  • Dunkirk — Dunkirk, NY U.S. city in New York Population (2000): 13131 Housing Units (2000): 6071 Land area (2000): 4.528592 sq. miles (11.728998 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.043229 sq. miles (0.111963 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.571821 sq. miles (11.840961 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Dunkirk — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in Frankreich: Englischer Name der Stadt Dunkerque (Dünkirchen), siehe auch Schlacht um Dünkirchen im Vereinigten Königreich: Dunkirk (Kent) Dunkirk (Nottingham) in den Vereinigten Staaten: Dunkirk (Indiana) Dunkirk… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dunkirk F.C. — Dunkirk Full name Dunkirk Football Club Founded 1946 Ground Ron Steel Sports Ground, Dunkirk …   Wikipedia

  • Dunkirk — prop. n. the name of a town and a battle fought there, in World War II (1940) when 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches at Dunkirk in a desperate retreat under enemy fire. Most of the forces were safely evacuated to England …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dunkirk, IN — U.S. city in Indiana Population (2000): 2646 Housing Units (2000): 1214 Land area (2000): 1.125298 sq. miles (2.914509 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.125298 sq. miles (2.914509 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Dunkirk, MD — U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland Population (2000): 2363 Housing Units (2000): 773 Land area (2000): 6.776007 sq. miles (17.549778 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.501595 sq. miles (1.299126 sq. km) Total area (2000): 7.277602 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Dunkirk, NY — U.S. city in New York Population (2000): 13131 Housing Units (2000): 6071 Land area (2000): 4.528592 sq. miles (11.728998 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.043229 sq. miles (0.111963 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.571821 sq. miles (11.840961 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Dunkirk, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 952 Housing Units (2000): 396 Land area (2000): 0.666379 sq. miles (1.725914 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.058730 sq. miles (0.152111 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.725109 sq. miles (1.878025 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Dunkirk — (spr. Dönnkerk), Postort im Städtischen Bezirk Pomfret des Districts Buffalo Creek in der Grafschaft Chautauque des Staates New York (Nordamerika) am Erie See u. der New York Erie Eisenbahn, malerische Lage, außerordentlich gesundes Klima, Hafen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dunkirk — (spr. dánnkerk), Hafenstadt im Staate New York, Grafschaft Chautauqua, am Eriesee, ist Bahnknotenpunkt mit Eisenbahnwerkstätten, Maschinenfabriken und (1900) 11,616 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dunkirk — (spr. dönnkörk), Stadt im nordamerik. Staate Neuyork, am Eriesee, (1900) 11.616 E.; guter Hafen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon


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