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QUIZ: Can you name the New Jersey municipalities based on their origins?

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A payment made to local natives for the land (possibly apocryphal)Monmouth
Location at the entrance to Barnegat BayOcean
Early glass industry that was established thereGloucester
A brook that supplied power for a paper millEssex
Paul Henri Mallet-Prevost, Swiss fugitive from the French RevolutionHunterdon
A lengthy arm of the Shrewsbury RiverMonmouth
A ship that wrecked upside down on LBIOcean
A ridge formed by Toney's BrookEssex
Dutch King William III, Prince of this historical European localeEssex
French for 'beautiful city'Essex
German for 'place of freedom'Sussex
Location in the northern woods of Bergen CountyBergen
Location in an open area of central Bergen CountyBergen
A pair of lakes in the rising hills of central Morris CountyMorris
Location under a cliff of Weasel MountainPassaic
A fair Italian town that was the setting for several Shakespeare playsEssex
American author known for Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van WinkleEssex
The 20th president of the United StatesBergen
First colonial governor of New Jersey, Sir PhilipMiddlesex
Hunting place for large antlered mammalsGloucester

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