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

  • A residential section of New York City in central Queens on western Long Island. Until 1978 the U.S. Open Championship matches were held at the West Side Tennis Club here.


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  • About a year later, Dad, Mom, and Jeff headed to Queens, settling in a middle-class Jewish area called Forest Hills.

    I slept with Joey Ramone

  • We're hearing confirmed 11 people dead here in the area of Paisley, Lake Katherine Heights (ph), and Forest Hills, which is where we were.

    CNN Transcript Feb 2, 2007

  • He could send assassins to this Spider-Man's home, to this place called Forest Hills, and he could have them eliminate not only Parker, but also his aunt, his friends, his employers, and everybody he knew.

    The Sinister Six Combo

  • Drake grew up in a wealthy Toronto suburb called Forest Hills.


  • WHERE: Forest Hills, which is playing host to the event for the first time since Top News and Blogs

  • Braddock Mayor John Fetterman said UPMC would have to count communities such as Forest Hills and Edgewood to reach the 45,000-service area population figure -- communities whose residents likely wouldn't go to Braddock anyway. - News

  • (In fact, some can still be seen today at stations such as Forest Hills / Continental Avenue in Queens.)

    AIGA: Voice: AIGA Journal of Design

  • The 72-year-old poet, whose 2000 collection "Different Hours," earned him a Pulitzer Prize in poetry, grew up in Forest Hills, Queens, in a house "literally without books," he said.

    Queens-Born Poet Returns

  • Reich moved his headquarters from Forest Hills, Queens, to the isolation of a farm in Rangeley, Maine.

    Thinking Inside the Box

  • That Sunday night, as we gathered at the dining room table with our 15-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter in our home in Forest Hills, my wife served us one of the pies, steaming hot and giving off a savory aroma.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery


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