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Tappan Zee

[tap-uh n zee] /ˈtæp ən ˈzi/
noun
1.
a widening section of the Hudson River in SE New York, between Tarrytown and Nyack: bridged 1955. About 3 miles (5 km) wide.
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  • Nyack lay buried in a storm, and the Tappan Zee was in a tempest.

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams
  • And Mrs. Chapman got up and walked to a window overlooking the Tappan Zee.

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams
  • Before the War of 1812 men circumnavigated the world in vessels that would look small now carrying brick on the Tappan Zee.

  • They would not consider it safe to navigate the Tappan Zee on a day fixed by the almanac for a storm.

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams
  • Just let him set the Tappan Zee afire once, and people would make such a storm that nothing more would be heard of his inventions.

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams
  • The Tappan Zee had never been more troubled in a storm than was the moral sensibilities of Nyack at this news.

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams
  • A few minutes more and she braced her yards sharp and rounded the point, and stood on her way down the Tappan Zee.

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams
  • Grey, vapory clouds swept over the Tappan Zee, and a sad, sighing wind tossed it into crests.

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams
  • The wind and the cold had moderated, and a heavy grey mist hung over the Tappan Zee on the following night.

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams
  • The moon was up, stars shone brightly in the serene sky, and not a sail specked the unruffled surface of the Tappan Zee.

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams

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