Big Apple

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Big Apple

(Placename) the Big Apple informal New York City
[C20: probably from US jazzmen's earlier use to mean any big, esp northern, city; of obscure origin]
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Big′ Ap′ple

the, a nickname for New York City.
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big apple

Based on the Charleston, this 1930s dance is orchestrated by a caller who gives instructions to couples arranged in a large circle.
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