Definition of Union Square from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    Union Square

    ; NAmE
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  1. 1a park in Manhattan, New York City. It is between Broadway and Park Avenue and between East 17th Street and East 14th Street. Rich people lived in the area before the American Civil War. In the 1960s Union Square became associated with illegal drugs and violence but since then the city authorities have made it a more modern and pleasant place.
  2. 2a square in the centre San Francisco with many hotels and expensive shops