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Jersey City

a seaport in NE New Jersey, opposite New York City. Unabridged
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  • For her dear sake whom he did pity,  He took her back to Jersey City.

    The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson
  • I am afraid we were foolish not to 29 have stayed at the Jersey City station.

    Madge Morton's Victory Amy D.V. Chalmers
  • But the impulse won, for the lone lad from Jersey City suddenly wheeled, sprang like a demon, and struck another boy.

    Whilomville Stories Stephen Crane
  • They agreed to meet at the Jersey City ferry at four o'clock.

  • But the quarters in Jersey City, though humble and restricted, made too strong an annual drain upon his impoverished purse.

    An Ambitious Woman Edgar Fawcett
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 American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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