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Lynn may refer to:



United States
United Kingdom
New Zealand


Other uses

  • Lynn News, newspaper in King's Lynn, Norfolk, England

See also

  • Lyn
  • Lynne
  • All pages beginning with "Lynn"

Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel


Lynn[1] is a city in Massachusetts north of Boston.

  • Take the Newburyport/Rockport line [2] on the MBTA [3] Commuter Rail to the "Lynn" station.
  • Lynn Heritage State Park, 590 Washington St., 781-598-1974, [4]. Exhibits on shoe making. Nearby Waterfront Park has a boardwalk to stroll.
  • Lynn Woods Reservation, Pennybrook Rd., Ranger Phone: 781-477-7123. Sunrise to sunset. The second largest municipal park in the U.S. Biking trails.
  • Oceanview Bed and Breakfast, 11 Ocean St., Phone: +1 781-598-6388, Fax: Fax: +1 781-581-3760, [5].
  • Diamond District Breakfast Inn, 142 Ocean St., Phone: +1 781-595-2200, [6].
  • Red Maple Bed and Breakfast, 210 Broadway, Phone: +1 781-581-3671, Fax: +1 781-593-1320.

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A church in Lynn is First Lutheran Church.

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Alternative spellings


From place names in Norfolk and Scotland, Scottish Gaelic linne (stream, pool) or from corresponding Old English/Celtic words.

  • The female name is used as a fanciful spelling variant of Lyn, shortened from the common -lyn/-line ending of women's names , as in Carolyn, Evelyn, Gwendolyn.

Proper noun




  1. A habitational surname.
  2. Any of several place names ( outside Britain named for persons with the surname).
  3. A male given name usually appearing as a middle name.
  4. A female given name, popular as a middle name.


  • 1595 William Shakespeare, King Henry VI, Part 3, Act IV, Scene V
    King Edward. But whither shall we then?
    Hastings. To Lynn, my lord; and ship from thence to Flanders.
  • 1989 Ann Richards,Peter Knobler, Straight from the Heart: My Life in Politics and Other Places, Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0671680730, page 91
    David's father's name was Leon, and those people who didn't call him Dick called him Lynn. And I loved my former professor Ralph Lynn, so I named my baby Lynn Cecile.
  • 2007 Susan Richards Shreve, Warm Springs: Traces of a Childhood at FDR's Polio Haven, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 061865853X, page 67
    He called me Mary because I had told him my middle name was Mary and I was called by that name at home, although my middle name was Lynn. But neither Susan or Lynn seemed right for a Quaker girl converting to Catholicism.

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