Definition of morgen in English:

morgen

noun

  • 1(in the Netherlands, South Africa, and parts of the US) a measure of land equal to about 0.8 hectare or two acres.

  • 2(in Norway, Denmark, and Germany) a measure of land now equal to about 0.3 hectare or two thirds of an acre.

Origin

Early 17th century: from Dutch, or from German Morgen ‘morning’, apparently from the notion of ‘an area of land that can be plowed in a morning’.

Pronunciation

morgen

/ˈmôrɡən/