Ellis Island(redirected from Oyster Island)
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An island of Upper New York Bay southwest of Manhattan. It was the main US immigration station from 1892 to 1943.
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an island in upper New York Bay: a former U.S. immigrant examination station.
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|Noun||1.||Ellis Island - an island in New York Bay that was formerly the principal immigration station for the United States; "some twelve millions immigrants passed through Ellis Island"|
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