Definitions

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  • proper noun A town founded in 1661 in Westchester County, New York, on Long Island Sound.

Etymologies

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From a Native American name translated as "the place where the sweet waters fall into the sea,"

Examples

  • MAMARONECK - An accident involving a pickup truck has closed two lanes on northbound Interstate 95 south of Rockland Avenue in Mamaroneck.

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  • MAMARONECK - Mel Gibson filmed a scene Friday night at a Mamaroneck beverage store for the movie "The Beaver" directed by Jodie Foster, who also appears in the film.

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  • After getting laid off from a senior engineering job last year, Marc Karell launched a consulting business from his home in Mamaroneck, N.Y. But before he landed a single client, the unemployment benefits he had been relying on to make ends meet came to a sudden halt.

    Setting Up a Business Structure

  • More gratifying still, it trounced every third grade in Mamaroneck, Chappaqua, and Rye — a coup that did not go unnoticed by SUNY, which green-lit three new Success Academies to open this summer.

    The Saint (and Scourge) of Schools «

  • Steven Telsey, whose father, a rear admiral from Mamaroneck, is buried in Section 59, said, “The people involved in this ought to be strung up.”

    Harlem Vet ‘Punch(ed) in gut’ «

  • "I thought this day would never come," says Mr. Berger, owner of Integrated Merchandise Group International Ltd., a sole proprietorship in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Suzy Allman for The Wall Street Journal Stu Berger's posture-correcting pillow is slated to hit stores later this month.

    Slim Odds for Inventors

  • But Miller says Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., hosting the Open, has greens that could make great TV: They're crazy.

    USATODAY.com - Johnny Miller stays on board with NBC

  • Foot in Mamaroneck, N.Y., knows all too well about having a job that interferes with his love life.

    USATODAY.com

  • "Maybe you could play the whole front nine with a 3-wood," says Davis Love III, who won the 1997 PGA Championship at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, N.Y. "We're starting to think in terms of how do you get the ball in the fairway no matter what club you hit to the greens."

    USATODAY.com - Golfers warned to stay in fairway

  • PGA Championship at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, N.Y. American-style "target golf," as he calls it, requires high, precise shots with backspin, not the line-drive, run-it-up approach popular on windy links courses.

    USATODAY.com - Harrington is ready to fire

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