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

  • An arm of the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Hudson River between western Long Island and northeast New Jersey. It is divided into Upper New York Bay and Lower New York Bay by the Narrows.

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  • noun a bay of the North Atlantic; fed by the Hudson River

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Examples

  • Hudson, however, was not the discoverer of this grand river, for, eighty-five years earlier, the Florentine, Giovanni da Verrazano sailed on what is now called New York Bay, and in 1525 another Catholic mariner,

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  • The New York Police Department had to make a number of rescues in Staten Island starting on Saturday night, when they pulled two kayakers from the lower New York Bay off of the Mayberry Promenade.

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  • A grand 70 foot long terrace with stunning views of the Narrows and New York Bay overwhelms you before you even enter the front door.

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  • A grand 70 foot long terrace with stunning views of the Narrows and New York Bay overwhelms you before you even enter the front door.

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  • His is the first post-Columbian description of the North Atlantic coast, and gives the first description of New York Bay and harbour and the present Hudson River.

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  • On April 17, 1524, he dropped anchor in New York Bay, making him the first documented European to touch the shores of what is now known as Manhattan.

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  • On April 17, 1524, he dropped anchor in New York Bay, making him the first documented European to touch the shores of what is now known as Manhattan.

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  • His is the first post-Columbian description of the North Atlantic coast, and gives the first description of New York Bay and harbour and the present Hudson River.

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  • There is fire at the base of SOL because a tanker exploded in New York Bay.

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  • This is a two-alarm warehouse fire in New York City, Brooklyn, the Green Point section, appears to be right on the shores of lower New York Bay there.

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