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New York

geographical name

Definition of NEW YORK

1
state NE United States Albany area 49,576 square miles (121,898 square kilometers), pop 19,378,102
2
or New York City city & port SE New York at mouth of Hudson River; includes boroughs of Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, & Staten Island pop 8,175,133
3
the borough of Manhattan in New York City pop 1,585,873
New York·er \ˈyr-kər\ noun
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NEW YORK Defined for Kids

New York

geographical name \ˈyrk\

Definition of NEW YORK for Kids

2
or New York City city SE New York (state)
New York·er \ˈyr-kər\ noun
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