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

  • See New York.

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  • proper n. New York City is the largest city in the United States of America. It consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. The city is situated on the Atlantic Coast at the mouth of the Hudson River in the northeastern state of New York.
  • proper n. Manhattan.

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

  • 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

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Examples

  • In "Raw Combat" he offers a guided tour of what he calls "New York City's most ghetto-tastic boxing gyms," where underground fights typically take place.

    NYT > Home Page

  • He said that the mayor ought to focus on what he called New York City's "skyrocketing crime rate."

    NYT > Home Page

  • I live in New York City, or in other words, I live within 40 miles of the Indian Point nuclear plant.

    Gernot Wagner: Too Few Nuclear Accidents

  • This week, three-term New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg goggled the imagination when he announced that Cathleen Black would be replacing Joel Klein as chancellor of the New York City public school system.

    Cathleen Black Crams For Her Test As NYC Schools Chancellor

  • This week, three-term New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg goggled the imagination when he announced that Cathleen Black would be replacing Joel Klein as chancellor ...

    Cathleen Black Crams For Her Test As NYC Schools Chancellor

  • So I called New York City's 311 helpline seeking an answer to a simple question: Since President Obama had declared a public health emergency that very day, where could I go in New York City to be tested for the A/H1N1 virus?

    Reporter Tries to Get Tested for Swine Flu

  • I called New York City authorities, who told me they don't need to test everyone with the A/H1N1 virus and can't.

    Reporter Tries to Get Tested for Swine Flu

  • This is a different argument than Hizzoner made in 2003, when he called New York City a "luxury product" and said people would gladly pay more to live there.

    Bloomberg's Tax Lesson

  • Mike Bloomberg The two-term New York City mayor keeps saying he's not planning on entering the race, but that doesn't mean the rumblings about his potential candidacy have quieted.

    Kirsten Anderson: Republican Nominee Most Threatened By Independent Presidential Candidate

  • The three-term New York City mayor is cited for his leadership after 9/11 and for his personal philanthropic donations totaling more than $1.4 billion.

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