from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast New Jersey on a peninsula in Upper New York Bay across from Staten Island. First colonized by the Dutch, it passed to the English in 1664. Population: 58,800.

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  • proper n. A city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States

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  • n. a city in northeastern New Jersey


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  • Arianne with the aptly named “Jambon de Bayonne” French-style cured ham made locally in Bayonne, New Jersey.

    A Visit to D’Artagnan

  • Even as a kid in Bayonne, reading my Superman funnies, I always thought that "imaginary stories" were vaguely unsatisfying, somehow.

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  • Carrying two bananas for sustenance, they got as far as a carnival park in Bayonne before tossing in the towel, Margaret remembered.

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  • Our Lady of Assumption Church in Bayonne, New Jersey and pastor of

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  • The fighter on which Rocky was patterned was a fellow named Chuck Wepner, aka the Bayonne Bleeder, a no-hoper heavyweight who got a fight with Mohammed Ali in 1975, and got the stuffings pounded out of him.

    Medal Finalists Announced

  • Marseilles; and when I got there, the captain and sailor got a little money for me and a passport, and I travelled across the country towards a place they directed me to called Bayonne, from which, they said I might, perhaps, get to Ireland.

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  • _Too much mildness is shown in France towards sorcerers: _ all good judges should in future resolve to punish with death all such as have been convicted of attending the devil's assemblies, even if no harm has immediately resulted therefrom: for to such an extent has witchcraft spread that it has passed the frontier and reached the city of Bayonne, which is cruelly afflicted in consequence.

    Béarn and the Pyrenees A Legendary Tour to the Country of Henri Quatre

  • His father, who once operated a newsstand and a home-delivery route in Brooklyn, started what was then called the Bayonne News Company in the early 1920s.

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  • ETA also said Anza had been transporting a large sum of money between the French cities of Bayonne, which is not far from the border with Spain, and Toulouse for the group when he vanished. Front Page

  • The LaBarge connection led back to Robert Laberge of Normandy, “a native of Columbière in the diocese of Bayonne” born in 1633.

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