The name of the city (originally a small village) was derived from personal name Chomút and meant "the court of Chomút". The name Chomút was from chomút (“horsecollar”) which was also used as a nickname for a clumsy person.
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- A town in the Czech Republic located in northwestern Bohemia.
- ^ Lutterer, Ivan; Majtán, Milan; Šrámek, Rudolf (1982). "Chomutov". Zeměpisná jména Československa. Praha: Mladá fronta. Page 123.