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Jersey City

a seaport in NE New Jersey, opposite New York City. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But at last he reached the cars, and half an hour later the ferry at Jersey City.

    The Cash Boy Horatio Alger Jr.
  • They agreed to meet at the Jersey City ferry at four o'clock.

  • "We have learned that he visited Jersey City not long ago," said an official.

    From Farm to Fortune Horatio Alger Jr.
  • The big platform at Jersey City was crowded with many people as we got off the train.

    Eben Holden Irving Bacheller
  • Anyway, what's the use of being awake when you're in Jersey City.

    Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels Percy Keese Fitzhugh
British Dictionary definitions for Jersey City

Jersey City

an industrial city in NE New Jersey, opposite Manhattan on a peninsula between the Hudson and Hackensack Rivers: part of the Port of New York; site of one of the greatest railway terminals in the world. Pop: 239 097 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Jersey City in Culture

Jersey City definition

City in northeastern New Jersey, opposite lower Manhattan.

Note: Port of entry; great shipping and manufacturing center.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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