On Feb 24, 5:09pm, stephen king wrote:
> Subject: Re: 'Bally'
> Doesn't "dun" mean "brown" rather than "fortress?" For instance, the French
> ty of Dunkirk makes more sense as "brown church" than "fortress church." I
> ld very well be wrong, however.
No , donn pronounced "down" is brown .
I would guess Dunkirk should mean "the fort with the church"
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