Meaning of Gotham

Goth•am

Pronunciation: (goth'um, gō'thum for 1 got'um, gō'thum for 2), [key]
— n.
  1. a journalistic nickname for New York City.
  2. an English village, proverbial for the foolishness of its inhabitants.
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