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

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

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