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Atlantic City

a city in SE New Jersey: seashore resort. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I have never visited any of our seaside resorts during the summer season, so I cannot well compare Atlantic City with any of them.

    Over Here Hector MacQuarrie
  • There are political and social advantages which make Atlantic City ideal.

    Opportunities in Aviation Arthur Sweetser
  • He was producing a play at Atlantic City that seemed doomed from the start.

    Charles Frohman: Manager and Man Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
  • The ride to Atlantic City was most exhilarating, and Patty enjoyed every minute of it.

    Patty's Summer Days Carolyn Wells
  • We resolve to cut in between the two, to make the land below Atlantic City, and take advantage of territorial waters.

    Merchantmen-at-Arms David W. Bone
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.
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