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Coney Island

[ koh-nee ]
/ ˈkoʊ ni /
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noun

an area in S Brooklyn in New York City: amusement park and beach.

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British Dictionary definitions for Coney Island

Coney Island
/ (ˈkəʊnɪ) /

noun

an island off the S shore of Long Island, New York: site of a large amusement park
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Cultural definitions for Coney Island

Coney Island

Section of Brooklyn on the Atlantic Ocean.

notes for Coney Island

Famed as a beach resort and amusement center.
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