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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A group of 11 elongated glacial lakes in west-central New York, including Cayuga and Seneca, the largest and deepest of the lakes. The region is a major grape-growing area with many resorts and recreational facilities.

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  • noun a geographical area in central New York State that is named for a series of narrow glacial lakes that lie parallel in a north-south direction

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Examples

  • Note: Jim Carrey's character didn't make the final list of contenders because, let's face it, this guy is never leaving the Finger Lakes.

    The Office Finale: Who Should Be the New Boss?

  • Bourbon doesn't only come from Kentucky—this one from New York's Finger Lakes region is made mostly of a local variety of corn and aged in former Chardonnay casks from the area, giving the spirit a slightly buttery finish.

    Super Drinks

  • When the time came for me to pick my dream school, I chose Ithaca College, a medium-sized school in the Finger Lakes region of New York.

    Erin Dunphy: Excited For The Future, Even Under The Weight Of Loans

  • When the time came for me to pick my dream school, I chose Ithaca College, a medium-sized school in the Finger Lakes region of New York.

    Erin Dunphy: Excited For The Future, Even Under The Weight Of Loans

  • I am thrilled that wines from Red Newt Cellars, from the Finger Lakes region of New York state, are finally reaching our market.

    Wine and Food Fest's best pours were far from home

  • Winter had already descended into the gorges of the Finger Lakes.

    Into the Story

  • Winter had already descended into the gorges of the Finger Lakes.

    Into the Story

  • He died on the operating room table after the horrific car crash he suffered while driving that Sunday afternoon to the cabin in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, where he had spent summers as a boy.

    The Shroud Codex

  • Located in the Finger Lakes region, it has 100 feet of frontage on Seneca Lake, one of the largest of the Finger Lakes at more than 43,000 acres.

    Lakefront Living

  • Winter had already descended into the gorges of the Finger Lakes.

    Into the Story

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