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NY

or N.Y.
abbr.
New York
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NY

or

N.Y.

abbreviation for
(Placename) New York (city or state)
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NY

or N.Y.,

New York.
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Noun1.NY - a Mid-Atlantic stateNY - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
battle of Saratoga, Saratoga - a battle during the American Revolution (1777); the British under Burgoyne were defeated
Cornell University - a university in Ithaca, New York
Tappan Zee Bridge - a cantilever bridge across the Hudson River
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Mid-Atlantic states - a region of the eastern United States comprising New York and New Jersey and Pennsylvania and Delaware and Maryland
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"
New Netherland - a Dutch colony in North America along the Hudson and lower Delaware rivers although the colony centered in New Amsterdam; annexed by the English in 1664
Albany, capital of New York - state capital of New York; located in eastern New York State on the west bank of the Hudson river
Buffalo - a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls)
Cooperstown - a small town in east central New York; site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Erie Canal - an artificial waterway connecting the Hudson river at Albany with Lake Erie at Buffalo; built in the 19th century; now part of the New York State Barge Canal
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
Ithaca - a college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga
West Point - United States Army installation on the west bank of Hudson river to the north of New York City; site of United States Military Academy
Long Island - an island in southeastern New York; Brooklyn and Queens are on its western end
Binghamton - a city in south central New York near the border with Pennsylvania
Kingston - a town on the Hudson River in New York
Newburgh - a town on the Hudson River in New York; in 1782 and 1783 it was George Washington's headquarters
Niagara Falls - a city in western New York State at the falls of the Niagara river; tourist attraction and honeymoon resort
Rochester - a city in western New York; a center of the photographic equipment industry
Schenectady - a city of eastern New York on the Mohawk river; it prospered after the opening of the Erie Canal
Syracuse - a city in central New York
Utica - a city in central New York
Saratoga Springs - a town in eastern New York State famed for its spa and its horse racing
Watertown - a town in northern New York
Adirondack Mountains, Adirondacks - a mountain range in northeastern New York State; a popular resort area
Allegheny, Allegheny River - a river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River
American Falls - a part of Niagara Falls in western New York (north of Buffalo)
Catskill Mountains, Catskills - a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas
Delaware, Delaware River - a river that rises in the Catskills in southeastern New York and flows southward along the border of Pennsylvania with New York and New Jersey to northern Delaware where it empties into Delaware Bay
Hudson, Hudson River - a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century
Lake Champlain, Champlain - a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812
Mohawk River - a river of central New York that flows southeastward to the Hudson River
Niagara, Niagara Falls - waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; in the United States it is the American Falls
Susquehanna, Susquehanna River - a river in the northeastern United States that rises in New York and flows southward through Pennsylvania and Maryland into Chesapeake Bay
Taconic Mountains - a range of the Appalachian Mountains along the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont
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