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[hak-uh n-sak] /ˈhæk ənˌsæk/
a city in NE New Jersey, near New York City. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "What I saw on the Hackensack was enough for me," said Tawny.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • Sard's plan was to make the trip up the Hackensack by themselves.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • This is Colter, whom we brought to help us with the boat and all that; he knows the Hackensack.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • In 1795 bridges were built over the Passaic and the Hackensack.

  • It was in Hackensack that his writing career began to take off.

    Roy Blakely, Pathfinder

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • They separate the valley of the Hudson from the valley of the Hackensack.

    The Hudson Wallace Bruce
  • The chill season is just opening up in the Hackensack low grounds.

  • His early education was received at the Academy at Hackensack, and he was for a time a student at Princeton.

    Early American Plays Oscar Wegelin
  • The next movement of the enemy was designed to hem them in between the Hudson and Hackensack, and capture them.

  • The column on the west bank, consisting of 5,000 men commanded by Cornwallis, extended from the Hudson to the Hackensack.

    Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2 John Frederick Schroeder

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