What does Bangor mean?

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ˈbæŋ gɔr, -gərBan·gor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bangornoun

    a town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River

  2. Bangornoun

    a university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait

  3. Bangornoun

    a town in southeastern Northern Ireland


  1. Bangornoun

    A city in Gwynedd, Wales

    Etymology: meaning "a type of fenced-in enclosure".

  2. Bangornoun

    Any of several other places named after the city in Wales.

    Etymology: meaning "a type of fenced-in enclosure".


  1. Bangor

    Bangor is a city in and the county seat of Penobscot County, Maine, United States, and the major commercial and cultural center for eastern and northern Maine. It is the principal city of the Bangor, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Penobscot County. As of 2008, Bangor is the third most-populous city in Maine, as it has been for more than a century. The population of the city was 33,039 at the 2010 census; the Bangor Metropolitan Statistical Area, 153,923. Bangor is the largest market town, distribution center, transportation hub, and media center in a five-county area whose population tops 330,000 and which includes Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock, Aroostook, and Washington counties. Bangor is about 30 miles from Penobscot Bay up the Penobscot River at its confluence with the Kenduskeag Stream. It is connected by bridge to the neighboring city of Brewer. Nearby towns include Orono, Hampden, Hermon, Old Town, Glenburn, and Veazie.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Bangor

    an episcopal city in Carnarvon, N. Wales, with large slate quarries; a place of summer resort, from the beauty of its surroundings.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Bangor

    From Ban-choir, “The White Choir” of the Abbey, founded by St Cungall in the sixth century.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bangor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bangor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Bangor in a Sentence

  1. Allyson Seel-Sorenson:

    The Bangor PD showed up last night at 9:30 because a caller from Arkansas was worried about us because our home address is out there now, so out these poor two copshad to come in the rain to check on us. This is 9:30 at night.

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