1. [ noun ] (government,geography) 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_City greater_new_york
Related terms: city port_of_entry new_netherland Brooklyn Manhattan Bronx New_York_Bay Staten_Island Greenwich_Village twin_towers Harlem_River George_Washington_Bridge manhattan_island columbia Brooklyn_Bridge East_River Queensboro_Bridge Verrazano_Narrows Queens Verrazano-Narrows_Bridge cooper_union Bronx-Whitestone_Bridge
2. [ noun ] (government,geography) a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Synonyms: Empire_State ny New_York_State
Related terms: American_state Mid-Atlantic_states Hudson Long_Island Albany Delaware Syracuse Ellis_Island Erie_Canal Catskills Susquehanna West_Point cornell_university American_Falls champlain Utica Saratoga_Springs Adirondacks Niagara_Falls Binghamton Rochester allegheny cayuga_lake Niagara ithaca kingston newburgh watertown Schenectady Buffalo Tappan_Zee_Bridge cooperstown bedloe's_island mohawk_river Saratoga
3. [ noun ] (geography) one of the British colonies that formed the United States
Related terms: Colony fort_ticonderoga fort_ticonderoga
Similar spelling:   New_Year's