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Seventh Avenue

an avenue in the borough of Manhattan, in New York City.
the garment industry of New York City.
See also Garment District. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She stumbled and mumbled along, but between Seventh Avenue and Eighth she stubbornly arrested her guardians.

    The Daughter of the Storage William Dean Howells
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Seventh Avenue

noun phrase

The garment and fashion industry; the RAG TRADE

[1960s+; fr the fact that New York City's Seventh Avenue is the traditional center of the garment industry]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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