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New York

New York

 
pronunciation:
nu york
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an eastern U.S. state between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic; New York State (abbr.: NY)
definition 2: a metropolis in the southeast corner of this state; New York City.
derivation: New Yorker (n.)
Word History
New York was named for the English Duke of York in 1664, when the English sent a fleet of ships to capture the colony from the Dutch.