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  • proper n. The largest city in New York State, a metropolis extending into neighboring New Jersey state
  • proper n. A state of the United States of America and former colony
  • adj. Of a style, particularly of food, originating in New York.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one of the British colonies that formed the United States
  • n. the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
  • n. a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies

Etymologies

New + York (city in northern England, from Latin Eboracum). (Wiktionary)

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