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[puh-kip-see] /pəˈkɪp si/
a city in SE New York, on the Hudson. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Instead of merely bowing to Mrs. Poughkeepsie, Kindelon, with effusive cordiality, put forth his hand.

  • I will ride after them, and overtake them, too, before they can reach Poughkeepsie.

    The Forsaken Inn Anna Katharine Green
  • He, therefore, waited very quietly until he was within a mile or two of Poughkeepsie, and then went up to the captain.

    Diary in America, Series One Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • By to-night, the story of that supper will have spread from the Battery to Poughkeepsie bridge.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • Its market had been Poughkeepsie, twenty-eight miles away, over high hills and indifferent roads.

    Quaker Hill Warren H. Wilson
  • She had slept soundly ever since they left Poughkeepsie, and was again profuse in gratitude.

    Under Fire Charles King
  • About one o'clock the steamer made a landing at Poughkeepsie.

    Seek and Find Oliver Optic

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