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[man-hat-n-ahyt, muh n-]
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  1. a native or inhabitant of the borough of Manhattan.

Origin of Manhattanite

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; Manhattan + -ite1
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  • The Manhattanite knows him to be wrong by a matter of three thousand and some odd miles.

    Fifth Avenue</p>

    Arthur Bartlett Maurice

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