Definitions for gothamˈgɒθ əm, ˈgoʊ θəm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Goth•amˈgɒθ əm, ˈgoʊ θəm(n.)
a nickname for New York City.
Nickname for New York City; Washington Irving gave the name Gotham to New York City in his Salmagundi Papers (1807).
name given to London by Richard Braithwaite in u2018Barnabee's Journalu2019 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)'.
A village in Nottinghamshire, England.
fictional city in Batman where the story mainly takes place.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a village of N. Nottinghamshire, the natives of which were made a laughing-stock of for their foolish sayings and doings, an instance of the latter being their alleged joining hand in hand round a bush to hedge in a cuckoo.