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Staten Island

[stat-n] /ˈstæt n/
noun
1.
an island facing New York Bay.
2.
Formerly Richmond. a borough of New York City including this island. 64½ sq. mi. (167 sq. km).
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  • He bought the Staten Island Ferry, ran it five years, and sold out.

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  • Accordingly on June 30 he gave up his plan and retreated to Staten Island.

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  • We've been watching him all the afternoon, down on the hillside at Staten Island.

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  • "But this message didn't come from Staten Island," said Henry.

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British Dictionary definitions for Staten Island

Staten Island

/ˈstætən/
noun
1.
an island in SE New York State, in New York Harbor: a borough of New York city; heavy industry. Pop: 443 728 (2000). Area: 155 sq km (60 sq miles)
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