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Princeton's WordNet

  1. iceberg, bergnoun

    a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier

  2. Berg, Alban Bergnoun

    Austrian composer in Schoenberg's twelve-tone music system (1885-1935)


  1. bergnoun

    Mountain, a large mass or hill.

  2. bergnoun

    An iceberg.

  3. Bergnoun

    A place name, notably of

  4. Bergnoun

    common in the U.S.A., associated with or Scandinavian ancestry.

  5. Etymology: From bergh, berg, from berg, beorg, from bergaz, from bʰergʰ. Cognate with berg, Berg, berg, and берег.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Berg

  2. Burrow, Berg, Burg, Burghnoun

    Etymology: derived from the Saxon burg, byrg , a city, tower, or castle. Edmund Gibson Camden.

    King of England shalt thou be proclaim’d
    In ev’ry burrow, as we pass along. William Shakespeare, Henry VI. p. iii.

    Possession of land was the original right of election among the commons; and burrows were entitled to sit, as they were possessed of certain tracts. William Temple.

    When they shall see his crest up again, and the man in blood, they will out of their burrows, like conies after rain, and revel all with him. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.


  1. berg

    A berg is a term used to refer to a large mass of ice that has broken off from a glacier or an ice shelf and is floating freely in open water, commonly known as an iceberg. The term can also refer to a mountain or a high hill in some regions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bergnoun

    a large mass or hill, as of ice


  1. Berg

    Berg was a state – originally a county, later a duchy – in the Rhineland of Germany. Its capital was Düsseldorf. It existed as a distinct political entity from the early 12th to the 19th centuries.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Berg

    berg, n. a mass or mountain of ice.—ns. Berg′fall, the fall of a mountain rock; Berg′field, an expanse of ice covered with bergs. [See Iceberg.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. berg

    A word adopted from the German, and applied to the features of land distinguished as steppes, banquettes, shelves, terraces, and parallel roads. (See ICEBERG.)

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  1. BERG

    What does BERG stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the BERG acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BERG

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Berg is ranked #712 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Berg surname appeared 48,746 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 17 would have the surname Berg.

    94.6% or 46,158 total occurrences were White.
    2.3% or 1,131 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 702 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 356 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 229 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 171 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of berg in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of berg in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of berg in a Sentence

  1. Emily Langlie:

    Darren Berg will be captured, held to account and returned to federal custody.

  2. Yehuda Berg:

    My client Ms. Scaccetti is very happy that the jury found in her favor and awarded her damages and is especially happy that by bringing this lawsuit she may have saved others from being victimized by Yehuda Berg.

  3. Red Star Belgrade:

    When you play a 4-4-2 in the shape or the formation that Sweden play, the strikers are going to be the ones that suffer the most when you go to attack, they are so compact, they work so hard to protect the midfielders - when you put so much work into it like Ola Toivonen and Marcus Berg do, you lose that little bit of energy when you get your chance.

  4. Erinn Hayes:

    There are some high highs and some low lows but even though we are crazy it’s just the tip of the ice berg for Vegas. it’s full of stupidity, hilariousness, and outrageous situations.

  5. Angela Kinsey:

    Las Vegas has done it all, but I think it would have to be like Las Vegas burning down to shock Vegas, there are some high highs and some low lows but even though we are crazy it’s just the tip of the ice berg for Vegas.

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