Harlem

geographical name Har·lem \ ˈhär-ləm \

Definition of Harlem

1 river channel in southeastern New York northeast of Manhattan Island connecting (with Spuyten Duyvil Creek) the Hudson and East rivers
2 section of New York City in northern Manhattan bordering on the Harlem and East rivers; a center of African-American culture especially in the 1920s

Harlemite

play \-lə-ˌmīt\ noun

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