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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. 2018.
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  • Then Rose had the greatest success with the gentlemen of the Poughkeepsie.

  • By to-night, the story of that supper will have spread from the Battery to Poughkeepsie bridge.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • Then there are the Poughkeepsie boats, which go every other day.

    Novel Notes Jerome K. Jerome
  • She had slept soundly ever since they left Poughkeepsie, and was again profuse in gratitude.

    Under Fire Charles King
  • It wasn't the place at which, even then, you expected to find a Poughkeepsie graduate.

    The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford
  • About one o'clock the steamer made a landing at Poughkeepsie.

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

    The Forsaken Inn Anna Katharine Green

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