New York

geographical name

Definition of New York

  1. 1 state in northeastern U.S. bordering on Long Island Sound, the Atlantic Ocean, Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec; capital Albany area 49,576 square miles (121,898 square kilometers), population 19,378,102

  2. 2 or New York City city and port in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson River population 8,175,133 New York City includes the boroughs of Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx and is the most populous city in the U.S.

  3. 3 the borough of Manhattan in New York City population 1,585,873

New Yorker

play \ˈyȯr-kər\ noun

NEW YORK Defined for English Language Learners

New York

geographical name

Definition of New York for English Language Learners

  • : state of the U.S.

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

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