Ellis Island


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Ellis Island

An island of Upper New York Bay southwest of Manhattan. It was the main US immigration station from 1892 to 1943.

El′lis Is′land


n.
an island in upper New York Bay: a former U.S. immigrant examination station.
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Noun1.Ellis Island - an island in New York Bay that was formerly the principal immigration station for the United StatesEllis Island - an island in New York Bay that was formerly the principal immigration station for the United States; "some twelve millions immigrants passed through Ellis Island"
Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, NJ - a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
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