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North River

noun
1.
a part of the Hudson River between NE New Jersey and SE New York.
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  • The North River piers with their rich life had been like a show room.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • He had just come off the "trail," he said, at one of the North River ferries.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • What say you to a walk through the woods to North River, Harry?

    The Young Fur Traders R.M. Ballantyne
  • Why, there is not such an establishment in the country as his place on the North River!

    My Wife and I Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • With only a week to spare, it would be best to stick to the North River, or Bure.

    Yachting Vol. 2 Various.
  • It lay at a North River pier, and half an hour or less brought them to it.

    Bernard Brooks' Adventures Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • We slip past her and on past the Battery too; and are nosing up the North River.

    Europe Revised Irvin S. Cobb
  • She's sartin to set the North River on fire, if nobody else ever did.

  • We're looking for a yacht stolen from her anchorage in the North River.

    When the Cock Crows Waldron Baily

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