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1. Also called New′ York` State′. a state in the NE United States. 18,976,457; 49,576 sq. mi. (128,400 sq. km). Cap.: Albany. Abbr.: NY, N.Y.
2. Also called New′ York` Cit′y. a seaport in SE New York at the mouth of the Hudson: comprising the boroughs of Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Staten Island. 7,380,906.
3. Greater, New York City, the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, and Westchester in New York, and the counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, and Union in New Jersey: the metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. census. 17,412,652.
4. the borough of Manhattan.
New` York′er, n.
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|Noun||1.||Greater New York - 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|
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge - a suspension bridge across the East River in New York City
Brooklyn Bridge - a suspension bridge across the East River in New York City; opened in 1883
Cooper Union, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art - university founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper to offer free courses in the arts and sciences
Empire State Building - a skyscraper built in New York City in 1931; 1250 feet tall
George Washington Bridge - a suspension bridge across the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey
Queensboro Bridge - a cantilever bridge across the East River between Manhattan and Queens
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge - a suspension bridge across the Verrazano Narrows between Brooklyn and Staten Island
twin towers, World Trade Center, WTC - twin skyscrapers 110 stories high in New York City; built 1368 feet tall in 1970 to 1973; destroyed by a terrorist attack on September 11, 2001
ground zero - the site of the World Trade Center before it was destroyed
Manhattan Island - an island at the north end of New York Bay where the borough of Manhattan is located
New Amsterdam - a settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudson River and the southern end of Manhattan Island; annexed by the English in 1664 and renamed New York
Bronx - a borough of New York City
Brooklyn - a borough of New York City
Manhattan - one of the five boroughs of New York City
Greenwich Village, Village - a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century
Queens - a borough of New York City
Staten Island - a borough of New York City
East River - a tidal strait separating Manhattan and the Bronx from Queens and Brooklyn
Harlem River - a channel separating Manhattan from the Bronx
Verrazano Narrows - a narrow channel of water separating Staten Island and Brooklyn
New York Bay - a bay of the North Atlantic; fed by the Hudson River