Definition of New York
1. Noun. 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.
Terms within: Bronx-whitestone Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, Columbia, Columbia University, Cooper Union, Cooper Union For The Advancement Of Science And Art, Empire State Building, George Washington Bridge, Queensboro Bridge, Verrazano-narrows Bridge, Twin Towers, World Trade Center, Wtc, Ground Zero, Manhattan Island, New Amsterdam, Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Greenwich Village, Village, Queens, Staten Island, East River, Harlem River, Verrazano Narrows, New York Bay
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Point Of Entry, Port Of Entry
Group relationships: Empire State, New York State, Ny
2. Noun. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies.
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Saratoga, Saratoga
Terms within: Cornell University, Tappan Zee Bridge, Bedloe's Island, Liberty Island, New Netherland, Albany, Capital Of New York, Buffalo, Cooperstown, Erie Canal, Greater New York, New York City, Ithaca, West Point, Long Island, Binghamton, Kingston, Newburgh, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Schenectady, Syracuse, Utica, Saratoga Springs, Watertown, Adirondack Mountains, Adirondacks, Allegheny, Allegheny River, American Falls, Catskill Mountains, Catskills, Delaware, Delaware River, Hudson, Hudson River, Champlain, Lake Champlain, Mohawk River, Niagara, Niagara Falls, Susquehanna, Susquehanna River, Taconic Mountains
Generic synonyms: American State
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa, Mid-atlantic States
3. Noun. One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
Definition of New York
1. Proper noun. The largest city in New York State, a metropolis extending into neighboring New Jersey state ¹
2. Proper noun. A state of the United States of America and former colony ¹
3. Adjective. Of a style, particularly of food, originating in New York. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of New York
Literary usage of New York
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1910)
"Of the main line, Long Island City to Greenport, 94.65 miles, 80.7 miles single track, miles second track, New York City line to Greenport, are within the ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1969. xvii + 446 pp. + plates. $17.50. ... Kenneth Kustin, Ed. Academic Press, New York, 1969. xvi The Fine Structure of ..."
3. Who's who in America by Marquis Who's Who, Inc (1901)
"Frederick Mead of New York. Exhibited his first picture, ... Edited Orange, NJ, Spectator,. and contributed frequently to New York Leader by invitation of ..."
4. A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery of the by William Cullen Bryant (1881)
"WHEN Edmund Andros first arrived in America, — fifteen years before the catastrophe, already related, that overtook him in Boston, — the colony of New York ..."
5. Arguments and Speeches of William Maxwell Evarts by William Maxwell Evarts (1919)
"It was their purpose to remain in the City of New York only for the short interval ... They lodged their slaves in a house in Carlisle Street, New York, ..."