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n. pl. morgen or mor·gens
A Dutch and South African unit of land area equal to 2.1 acres.

[Dutch, morning (referring to the amount of land that can be plowed in a morning), from Middle Dutch morghen.]
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1. (Units) a South African unit of area, equal to about two acres or 0.8 hectare
2. (Units) a unit of area, formerly used in Prussia and Scandinavia, equal to about two thirds of an acre
[C17: from Dutch: morning, a morning's ploughing]
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"Schon gut Morgen! Schon gut Morgen!"* he said winking with a merry smile, evidently pleased to greet the young man.
Goeden morgen, mynheer, eth teen begeeray le weeten the ge sond heets omstand."
The Arabic-language website of Russia Today cited Belgian De Morgen newspaper as reporting that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) arrested Anwar Hadoushi nom de guerre Abu Soleiman al-Belgiki and known as ISIL's executioner was captured in Raqqa.
Haddouchi also received money from his wife's father, who put money into her account every month until October 2015, De Morgen reports.
A Belgian man who has killed more than a hundred people in Raqqa on orders by the Daesh* terror group has been arrested in Syria, the Belgian daily De Morgen reported.
Good morning.' 'Guten Morgen. Your son found me playing ...
He was born December 13, 1922, on the family farm in Appleton, WI, to the late Gregor and Clara (nee Morgen) Bast.
Monsieur Mon Dieu: "Bonjour bon chaud, eau are yieux?" Fuhrer Eichman Kahn: "Guten morgen sie trottel beautiful dei." Monsieur Mon Dieu: "watteaux are yieux doing at ze moment?" Fuhrer Eichman Kahn: "Ahm in ze Bundestag, sum schlecht menschen und schlecht womenschen are zier, gebening aufuel aroma." Monsieur Mon Dieu: "Au puere yieux!
The film was made into a documentary by filmmakerEeBrett Morgen in 2007 under the title 'Chicago 10: Speak Your Peace'.
He was even more triumphant in the German art songs ('Standchen, Zueignung and Morgen' by Strauss) and boy, the tenor wasn't just singing but acting as well.
Critique: "The Black Prince and the Capture of a King: Poitiers 1356" by the team of Marilyn Livingstone and Morgen Witzel is an impressively informative historical study that reads as smoothly as a best-seller historical novel.