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Definition of New York from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    New York

    NAmE//ˌnu ˈyɔrk//
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  1. 1(abbreviation NY) a state in the northeastern United States. The largest city is New York, and the capital city is Albany.
  2. 2a city and port in the U.S. state of New York, located at the mouth of the Hudson River. It has the largest population of any city in the United States.
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