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

  • See New York.

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  • proper n. New York City is the largest city in the United States of America. It consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. The city is situated on the Atlantic Coast at the mouth of the Hudson River in the northeastern state of New York.
  • proper n. Manhattan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center


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