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(of hair) colored a moderate reddish-brown
Of a reddish-brown colour.
Etymology: Early Modern English auburn "brown, reddish brown" from aubourne, abron, abroune, abrune "light brown, yellowish brown, blond", alteration (due to conflation with brun "brown") of earlier auborne "yellowish-white, flaxen" from auborne, alborne "blond, flaxen, off-white" from Medieval Latin alburnus "whitish" from Latin albus "white". More at albino, brown
Etymology: [OE. auburne blonde, OF. alborne, auborne, fr. LL. alburnus whitish, fr. L. albus white. Cf. Alburn.]
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. It is the largest city in eastern Alabama with a 2012 population of 56,908. It is a principal city of the Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Area. The Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA with a population of 140,247, along with the Columbus, GA-AL MSA and Tuskegee, Alabama, comprises the greater Columbus-Auburn-Opelika, GA-AL CSA, a region home to 456,564 residents. Auburn is a college town and is the home of Auburn University. Auburn has been marked in recent years by rapid growth, and is currently the fastest growing metropolitan area in Alabama and the nineteenth-fastest growing metro area in the United States since 1990. U.S. News has ranked Auburn among its top ten list of best places to live in United States for the year 2009. The city's unofficial nickname is “The Loveliest Village On The Plains,” taken from a line in the poem The Deserted Village by Oliver Goldsmith: “Sweet Auburn! loveliest village of the plain...”
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
aw′burn, adj. reddish brown. [The old meaning was a light yellow, or lightish hue; Low L. alburnus, whitish—L. albus, white.]
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Etymology and Origins
From the Anglo-Saxon Auld Bourne, old bourn, or stream.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Auburn is ranked #94730 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Auburn surname appeared 193 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Auburn.
89.6% or 173 total occurrences were White.
4.6% or 9 total occurrences were Black.
3.1% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of Auburn in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Auburn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Auburn in a Sentence
Obviously, its a dream come true, ive always wanted to play quarterback at Auburn. Its a goal of mine that Ive had for a long, long time, as far as I can remember. All the way back to throwing the football in the backyard with my dad, I wanted to play quarterback at Auburn. So it was just an awesome moment. You honestly couldnt write it any better.
We’re going to be bringing Auburn, Georgia and Chick-fil-A fans all together for free food, fun, entertainment and a big-screen TV to watch the game on — and I mean a big-screen TV.
I know there’s another novel because( Lee’s sister) Louise told me there was, she said Nelle( Harper Lee) worked on Auburn University for years, Auburn University was a finished work and she said Auburn University was better than' To Kill a Mockingbird.'.
The life was too speedy, no one had a minute to talk to you, i called a friend in Auburn, Maine, and he said, 'this is a little better.'.
They think they have shut this down, but they haven't, i will give a speech on their campus. It is a public place. I think Auburn Police Department is naive and has totally misunderstood who I am if they think that I am going to politely back out of this. I will be there 100 percent.
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Translations for Auburn
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- kastanjebrun, kastanjerødDanish
- Kastanienbraun, Rötlich-BraunGerman
- καστανέρυθρο, καστανοκόκκινοGreek
- bermejo, castañoSpanish
- auburn, rouxFrench
- merah pirangIndonesian
- biondo rameItalian
- perang kemerah-merahanMalay
- красно-коричневый, тёмно-рыжийRussian
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