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  • proper n. A 27.5 acres island in the states of New Jersey and New York where millions of immigrants and others were processed.

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  • n. an island in New York Bay that was formerly the principal immigration station for the United States


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  • From her I was released into the care of a navy-blue-suited flunkey, who delivered me to the meeting room with views across to Jersey City one way and the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island the other.

    Walls of Silence


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