from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A resort district of Brooklyn, New York, on the Atlantic Ocean, famous for its boardwalk and amusement park featuring souvenir stands, thrilling rides, and numerous eating places.
- n. Informal A frankfurter served in a bun with condiments, especially meat sauce and onions.
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- proper n. A specific neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, known for its boardwalk and amusement parks.
- n. A hot dog.
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- n. a section of Brooklyn on the Atlantic; known as an amusement center
From Dutch Konijneneiland, 'island of rabbits'. (Wiktionary)