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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

Etymologies

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From Dutch Konijneneiland, 'island of rabbits'.

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