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Staten Island

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geographical name Stat·en Island \ˈsta-tən\

Simple Definition of Staten Island

  • : part of the U.S. city of New York, in the state of New York

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Staten Island

  1. 1 island SE New York SW of mouth of Hudson River

  2. 2 or formerly Richmond play \ˈrich-mənd\ borough of New York City including Staten Island pop 468,730


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