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

  • A strait of southeast New York between Brooklyn and Staten Island in New York City and connecting Upper and Lower New York Bay. The Narrows is spanned by the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, one of the longest suspension bridges in the world.


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