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Greater New York   /grˈeɪtər nu jɔrk/   Listen
Greater New York

The largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center.  Synonyms: New York, New York City.

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"Greater New York" Quotes from Famous Books

... the City of Greater New York has been prepared, and New York City is now ready to begin its life as the second largest city in the world, London ...
— The Great Round World And What Is Going On In It, April 22, 1897, Vol. 1, No. 24 - A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls • Various

... with Anne. Tommy-rot! I've heard of a hundred doctors who have married the widows of their patients, and their friends usually congratulate 'em, which goes to prove something, doesn't it? You are expected by ninety per cent. of the inhabitants of greater New York to marry Anne Tresslyn. They may have forgotten everything else, but that one thing they do expect. They said it would happen and it must. They said it when Anne married your grandfather, they said it when he died and they say it now, even though their ...
— From the Housetops • George Barr McCutcheon

... New York, Chicago, and Boston; but the costs of operation and maintenance were found to be inordinately high as compared with those of the direct-supply methods, and the battery cars all disappeared. The need for them under many conditions remained, as, for example, in places in Greater New York where the overhead trolley wires are forbidden as objectionable, and where the ground is too wet or too often submerged to permit of the conduit with the slot. Some of the roads in Greater New York have been anxious to secure such cars, and, as usual, the most resourceful electrical ...
— Edison, His Life and Inventions • Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin

... he could make "darn it" and "why in tunket" sound as profane as a gambling-den.... There was included in Una's duties the pretense of believing that Mr. Wilkins was the greatest single-handed villa architect in Greater New York. Sometimes it nauseated her. But often he was rather pathetic in his shaky desire to go on having faith in his superseded ability, and she would willingly assure him that his rivals, the boisterous young firm of Soule, Smith ...
— The Job - An American Novel • Sinclair Lewis

Words linked to "Greater New York" :   manhattan, ground zero, Brooklyn Bridge, New Amsterdam, village, WTC, NY, Queens, Empire State Building, Queensboro Bridge, World Trade Center, Verrazano Narrows, Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, Greenwich Village, George Washington Bridge, point of entry, Columbia University, metropolis, New York State, East River, twin towers, Empire State, city, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, urban center, New York Bay, Harlem River, Manhattan Island, port of entry, Bronx, Columbia, New York City, Staten Island, New York, Brooklyn, Cooper Union

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