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

  • A village of southeast New York on the Hudson River north of New York City. Founded by the Dutch in the 17th century, it was the home of Washington Irving and the setting for many of his short stories. Population: 11,500.


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  • Later Friday, about 70 football players and supporters attended a press conference in Tarrytown, N.Y., where a teammate, Daniel Parker, of Lauderhill, Fla., briefly recounted the chaos of that night.

    Danroy Henry Was Aided Quickly, Police Chief Says

  • Well, the steaks (fresh from Stu Leonards in Tarrytown by the way ...) certainly didn't help relieve the gout, that's for sure.

    Alternative Medicine - It's Not So Funny

  • We stopped in Tarrytown for sustenance and to visit the historic Lyndhurst Estate, built in the 1830's for NYC mayor William Paulding and later home to robber baron Jay Gould.

    Biking the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

  • I recently visited Barber in Tarrytown to learn about his fierce attachment to sous vide — and how he coped last spring with the threat that it might be severed, when inspectors from the New York City health department came to call.

    Out of the Frying Pan

  • Or, rather, his kitchens: there is a much larger Blue Hill in Tarrytown, forty-five minutes north of the city in Westchester County.

    Out of the Frying Pan

  • After a long evening tasting many kinds of sous vide meat and poultry at Blue Hill in Tarrytown, I was looking longingly at the stoves and the grill.

    Out of the Frying Pan

  • At first I found everything in the notes except what I wanted, but toward the end of the book I discovered a whole group of memoranda and reflections in which the name Tarrytown occurred again and again.

    The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance

  • Mr. TANENHAUS: I now live in Tarrytown, which is about 40 minutes north of

    Whittaker Chambers: A Biography Pt.1

  • Tarrytown, which is directly across the Hudson River from Nyack.

    Randy of the River The Adventures of a Young Deckhand

  • Police say as many as 200 people fought in the streets Friday night outside the Knights of Columbus convention hall in Tarrytown, which is across the street from the mayor's house.

    --1010 WINS Newswatch Headlines


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