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Ossining

[os-uh-ning] /ˈɒs ə nɪŋ/
noun
1.
a town in SE New York, on the Hudson: the site of a state prison formerly known as Sing Sing.
Formerly Sing Sing.
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  • Ossining was first settled in 1700, when it was part of Philipse Manor.

  • How else can we explain ‘Ossining’ or ‘Ah, Sing’ repeated through the magpie to us.

    Whispering Wires

    Henry Leverage
  • The six miles to Ossining are largely made up of handsome estates lining both sides of the road.

    The New York and Albany Post Road Charles Gilbert Hine
  • I dont say that there arent some good people here, but you dont have to go very far to come to Ossining.

  • Arriving at Ossining, special and distinguishing honours were paid to the little yellow Chinaman.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • There's fellows breaking stones on the Ossining Road that's done a lot less to deserve a sentence.

    The Adventures of Sally P. G. Wodehouse
  • Like one walking in a dream, he bought a ticket and took the noon train alone to Ossining.

  • I have given directions for the remodeling of the south wall of my library in the Ossining house for its occupancy.

    It Pays to Smile Nina Wilcox Putnam
  • The prison itself takes its name from the Indian word "Ossining," which means "stone upon stone."

    My Native Land James Cox

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