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.

New York Bay

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(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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a bay of the Atlantic at the mouth of the Hudson, W of Long Island and E of Staten Island and New Jersey.
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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The party went aboard the steamer, which was a large freight vessel, carrying a limited number of passengers, and late one afternoon swung down New York Bay.
For hours together we could watch the dolphins and porpoises as they rolled and leaped and dived around the vessel; or those small creatures ever on the wing, the Mother Carey's chickens, which had borne us company from New York bay, and for a whole fortnight fluttered about the vessel's stern.
These five, fully contracted expansion projects Gulf Trace, Hillabee Phase 1, Dalton, New York Bay and Virginia Southside II combined to add more than 2.
The re-enactment was based on the real-life rite of passage faced by an estimated 12 million immigrants who entered the United States between 1892 and 1954 through Ellis Island, an immigration station located in the upper New York Bay near the mouth of the Hudson River.
coastal area around lower New York Bay illustrates the difficult choices
Up and over, we traversed the majestic Verrazano Narrows bridge spanning Upper New York Bay, home to Ellis Island, the legendary gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States.
Governors Island is a 172-acre island in Upper New York Bay, situated approximately 800 yards from the southern tip of Manhattan Island.
received FERC approval for its New York Bay Expansion and the Virginia Southside II expansion projects.
In New York Bay, a few thousand feet from the southern-most tip of Manhattan sits a 172-acre ice cream cone-shaped island of rolling hills, rock scrambles, and sinuous paths.
The Grinzane Cavour hall linked via satellite with Hong Kong and, for the first time, with a Caribbean cruise ship navigating towards the New York Bay.
Large gatherings of migratory shorebirds--including red knots--are observed feeding on horseshoe crab eggs each spring along the beaches of Sandy Hook Bay, Lower New York Bay and Jamaica Bay.
The two opening chapters provide a measure of contextual background and a cursory survey of the tentative beginnings of the New Netherland colony from Hudson's explorations in 1609 of Upper New York Bay and the river subsequently named after him until the recall of Director Wouter van Twiller [1633-1637] in 1637.

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