New York Bay

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New York Bay

An arm of the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Hudson River between western Long Island and northeast New Jersey. It is divided into Upper New York Bay and Lower New York Bay by the Narrows.
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New York Bay

n
(Placename) an inlet of the Atlantic at the mouth of the Hudson River: forms the harbour of the port of New York
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New` York′ Bay′


n.
a bay of the Atlantic at the mouth of the Hudson, W of Long Island and E of Staten Island and New Jersey.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.New York Bay - a bay of the North AtlanticNew York Bay - a bay of the North Atlantic; fed by the Hudson River
Bedloe's Island, Liberty Island - an island in New York Bay to the southwest of Manhattan where the Statue of Liberty stands; "Congress officially changed the name from Bedloe's Island to Liberty Island in 1956"
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
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
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