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Greenwich Village

[gren-ich, grin-] /ˈgrɛn ɪtʃ, ˈgrɪn-/
a section of New York City, in lower Manhattan: inhabited and frequented by artists, writers, and students. Unabridged
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  • We recall our first meeting in the kitchen of Christine's in Greenwich Village.

    My Wonderful Visit Charlie Chaplin
  • Then, sunk in a stupor, she drove to the little house in Greenwich Village.

    Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman
  • Gratia had cut her hair short, but she had introduced a style of hair-dressing new even to Greenwich Village.

    Out of the Air Inez Haynes Irwin
  • “I hate your Greenwich Village philosophy,” stormed Penelope.

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • Nearly all the Greenwich Village places really have atmosphere.

    Greenwich Village Anna Alice Chapin
British Dictionary definitions for Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

/ˈɡrɛnɪtʃ; ˈɡrɪn-/
a part of New York City in the lower west side of Manhattan; traditionally the home of many artists and writers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Greenwich Village in Culture
Greenwich Village [(gren-ich)]

Neighborhood of Manhattan, in New York City.

Note: Home of many artists, writers, and musicians, Greenwich Village is known for the bohemian life-style of its inhabitants.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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