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

  • A city of northeast New Jersey east-southeast of Paterson on the Hackensack River, about 64 km (40 mi) long. The city is an industrial and residential suburb of New York City. Population: 43,700.


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  • HACKENSACK - It wasn't one of his better pitching efforts, but Vinnie Troisi knew he could still help Hackensack win a game with his bat.

    Latest News

  • Lotus Cafe in Hackensack is also serving great Taiwanese and Cantonese dishes for Year of the Tiger.

    February « 2010 « Off The Broiler

  • Network/Internet Technologies/Broadband Vidyo Inc., based in Hackensack, N.J., won in this category with its technology for delivering high-quality videoconferencing over the Internet or cellular networks at a fraction of the cost of dedicated "telepresence" systems.

    The Winners, Category by Category

  • ReGen, based in Hackensack, N.J., asked the FDA in 2005 to approve its device under the so-called 510k system, which allows speedy approval for devices that are similar to products already on the market.

    Knee Replacement Implant: Approval Revoked By FDA

  • I love it so much and visit New York whenever I get the chance (Hackensack is literally 20 minutes away, anyway, so I did not go far).

    Post-Crime NYC - Anil Dash

  • Because homecoming is as much about frocks as football, USA TODAY headed to Betsey Johnson's latest party dress destination, in Hackensack, N.J., for ideas on how to sparkle like a star on the gym floor.

    Celeb Style: Put some pep into homecoming style

  • Thererafter, I tried to apply to both Seton Hall and later FDU in Hackensack to repeat my MA Degre.

    Radovan Karadzic's website and blog

  • Turns out, if you're in Hackensack or Ho-Ho-Kus, you can get your Venice fix (sort of) by touring the Jersey swamp.

    Venice, Turnpike Exit 25

  • The Bergen Record in Hackensack, N.J., editorialized that the attempt by the Christian right to dominate all three branches of government has to frighten anyone who is not a Christian conservative.

    April 2005

  • Our home was in Hackensack, N.J., next door to Lodi and County Seat of Bergen County.

    John B. Fenn - Autobiography


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