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Stat·en Island

 (stăt′n)
A borough of New York City coextensive with Staten Island in New York Bay in southeast New York southwest of Manhattan Island. The island was settled by the Dutch in the 1600s and became part of New York City in 1898. The borough was officially named Richmond until 1975.

Staten Island

(ˈstætən)
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(Placename) an island in SE New York State, in New York Harbor: a borough of New York city; heavy industry. Pop: 443 728 (2000). Area: 155 sq km (60 sq miles)

Stat′en Is′land

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n.
1. an island facing New York Bay.
2. Formerly, Richmond. a borough of New York City including this island. 352,121; 64½ sq. mi. (167 sq. km).
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Noun1.Staten Island - a borough of New York City
Greater New York, New York, New York City - 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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Los testigos afirman que el ferry a Staton Island venia muy aprisa (luego se supo que el transporte no contaba con velocimetro), se encamino hacia el muelle y se estrello con el.
Damon contacted the New York Fire Department's Rescue 5 station in Staton Island and coordinated the delivery.
Caso grave los que viven fuera de Manhattan, en Queens, Brooklyn, Coney o Staton Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, es decir, los que viajan en tren, y tambien, aunque en menor grado, los que viven en pisos muy altos, en el piso 40, por ejemplo.