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Atlantic City

a city in SE New Jersey: seashore resort. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • When you visit Atlantic City your train goes over a bridge into the city.

    Where We Live Emilie Van Beil Jacobs
  • Virginia, aren't you going to Atlantic City with us to-morrow?

    Virginia Ellen Glasgow
  • There are political and social advantages which make Atlantic City ideal.

    Opportunities in Aviation Arthur Sweetser
  • Paper says he has gone to Atlantic City with a nervous collapse.

    The Cricket Marjorie Cooke
  • The ride to Atlantic City was most exhilarating, and Patty enjoyed every minute of it.

    Patty's Summer Days

    Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for Atlantic City

Atlantic City

a resort in SE New Jersey on Absecon Beach, an island on the Atlantic coast. Pop: 40 385 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Atlantic City in Culture

Atlantic City definition

City in southeastern New Jersey.

Note: A seaside resort and convention center. Gambling, which has been legal there since the 1970s, draws many visitors. The Boardwalk, which was first built in the late nineteenth century, is lined with shops and hotels.
Note: The street names of Atlantic City were used in the game Monopoly.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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