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

  • A borough of New York City in southeast New York on western Long Island. Queens was first settled by the Dutch in 1635 and became part of New York City in 1898.

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  • proper noun One of the five boroughs of New York, New York, situated on Long Island, north of Brooklyn, west of Nassau county.
  • proper noun Queens county, NY; the county that the borough of Queens resides in.


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