Tappan Zee

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Tap·pan Zee

 (tăp′ən zē)
A widening of the Hudson River in southeast New York, the site of the Tappan Zee Bridge, which is 5 kilometers (3 miles) long. Maj. John André was hanged for espionage in 1780 at the nearby village of Tappan.
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