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Name: Kelsi B.
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Date: September 2001


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How did planet earth get its name?



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The word Earth originates from the Middle English word, erthe, which came from Old English eorthe; akin to Old High German erda. This then traces back to the Greek, eraze from the Hebrew erez, meaning ground.

Nathan A. Unterman



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