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

  • A city of southeast New York north of New York City on the Hudson River settled by the Dutch in the mid-1600s.

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  • proper noun A city of New York State, bordering New York City.

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  • YONKERS - Yonkers detectives are looking for a gunman who tried to rob RIA Money Transfer, a check cashing store, but was thwarted by an employee.

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  • YONKERS - One of five men being robbed by a gunman was shot last night when he tried to run away, Yonkers police said.

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  • YONKERS - Yonkers detectives are searching for the person who shot a 22-year-old city man on a west side street over the weekend.

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  • YONKERS - A 32-year-old Yonkers man found an intruder rummaging through tools in a rear room of his home in southwest Yonkers, police said today.

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  • YONKERS - As mayor of Westchester's biggest city, Phil Amicone is officially Yonkers 'highest-paid employee.

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  • YONKERS - A 48-year-old former Roosevelt High School teacher was arrested for stealing equipment from the science lab of the school, Yonkers police said yesterday.

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  • YONKERS - A 48-year-old former Roosevelt High School teacher was arrested for stealing equipment from the science lab of the school, Yonkers police said yesterday.

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  • As a boy growing up in Yonkers, NY, I lived high on a hill above the world's largest carpet factory - Alexander Smith and Sons and opposite the factory were two streets of row houses designed especially as living quarters for some of the factory workers.

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  • The owners of this once abandoned estate in Yonkers, N.Y., spent a year and a half restoring the stone-walled home with salvaged pre-war materials from demolished homes in Connecticut.

    Yonkers Stone House Restoration

  • Born Stefania Gabrielle Germanotta in Yonkers, New York, this internationally known singer is best known as Lady Gaga.

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