- 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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Don and Betty met once more at the house in Ossining, and shared a drink.‘Mad Men’ Premiere: Before Season 5, Let's Remember Season 4
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Ossining was first settled in 1700, when it was part of Philipse Manor.The Greatest Highway in the World
How else can we explain ‘Ossining’ or ‘Ah, Sing’ repeated through the magpie to us.Whispering Wires
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
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